Subject(s): Politics & International Relations
Dr Mireille Hebing is an experienced lecturer with considerable knowledge and experience of designing, planning, and delivering high-quality teaching in a range of subject areas, including sociology, international relations, politics, human rights, research theory and methods, and across the liberal arts. She situates student experience at the centre of her teaching philosophy, has a strong emphasis on interactive teaching methods, experiential learning, and encouraging students to fully participate in class.
She is currently Course Leader for the MA International Relations and teaches several modules on the BA Liberal Studies.
Her research interests include gender violence, domestic abuse, asylum and the nation state and refugee stories. She is a trustee for Rights of Women, an organization which specializes in assisting women to access the law. As such, she convenes the Rights of Women Seminars at Regent’s.
Dr Hebing has developed modules on a range of topics, including research methods, social theory, politics of gender, human trafficking, crime and society, migration and refugee studies, and race and racism.
She designed and developed the MA International Relations, and the International Relations and Political Science majors on the BA Liberal Studies.
Mireille has supervised Master's dissertations on a variety of topics at Regent's University London. She is particularly interested to supervise theses on migration, refugees, globalisation, gender, violence against women, and topics from a post-structural or postcolonial perspective.
Mireille's research has mainly focused on refugee and migrant integration, and in particular explores the construction of refugee narratives in a variety of political, policy and social contexts.
More recently, her research interest involves violence against women and public policy; she is currently investigating barriers to public services for survivors of domestic abuse.
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Dr Hebing is a trustee for Rights of Women, a London-based organization that delivers free legal advice to women and consults policymakers on gender equality legislation. She organises the Rights of Women Seminars, a series of panel debates, which aims to develop a network of legal professionals, women’s sector professionals, policy makers and academics, and provide a platform for public debate and research activity.
Dr Hebing participates in the EU-funded Cabufal partnership of eight European universities, a project designed to build capacity at the Law Faculty of the University of Montenegro. She delivered training at the University of Montenegro on UK as well as European higher education systems, specifically focusing on policy developments in the EHEA, and how these developments impact on national HE environments.
2012 Regent's Senate Committee research grant for a part-time fixed term (1 year) Research Assistant for the Transnational Migration Research Group.