Dr Kojo Koram is a Lecturer in Law at Birkbeck School of Law, University of London. He joined Birkbeck in September 2018. Prior to taking up this role, he was a Lecturer at the School of Law at the University of Essex between 2016-2018.
Prior to academia, Kojo worked in social welfare law, as well as youth work and teaching.
He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011 and then received his PhD in 2017. In 2018, the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities awarded his PhD the Julien Mezey Dissertation Award for the dissertation that most promises to enrich and advance interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of law, culture and the humanities.
Alongside his academic work, Kojo has also written for publications as varied as the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Nation, Dissent, the New Statesman and Critical Legal Thinking.