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Patricia Tuitt, BA, LLM (London) joined Birkbeck as a Lecturer in Law in 1998 and is now Professor of Law and Executive Dean of the Law School. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at the University of East London. She went on to take a leading role in the management of the department, rising through the ranks to Reader and then Professor, giving in 2011 an inaugural lecture entitled: Used up and misused: the Nation State, the European Union and the Insistent Presence of the Colonial. Patricia Tuitt’s research focuses on forced migration, critical race theory, law and narrative forms, human rights, and law and postcoloniality. She has published widely in the field of international refugee law including her two monographs: Race, Law, Resistance (2004) and False Images: Law’s Construction of the Refugee (1996).