Fatos Selita

Staff details

Position Lecturer, Director of AIR Courses
Department Psychology
Email Fatos.Selita (@gold.ac.uk)
Fatos Selita

Fatos Selita — a Barrister of England and Wales and an Attorney of the State of New York — has directed AIR Courses since 2014.

With training in Genetics and Psychology, Fatos’s work focuses on bridging science and law.

Fatos has taught in several universities internationally.

He is a founding member of The Accessible Genetics Consortium (TAGC), the founder of The UK Law and Society Association (UKLSA), and the Executive Publisher at Legal Issues Journal. Fatos was previously associated with the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and Goldberg Kohn, Chicago.

Fatos is also co-author of Oedipus Rex in the Genomic Era. Human Behaviour, Law and Society; and a co-developer of: MSc Human Development: Genetics, Neuroscience and Psychology.

Goldsmiths Research Centres/Groups

Conferences and talks

Regular conference presentations and invited talks internationally.

Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Pro bono

Actively engaged in public engagement and knowledge dissemination activities. For example, from 2008 he has founded, and managed the work of, the UKLSA - organising UK-wide pro-bono activities, including for 10 consecutive years one of the largest inter-institutional moot court/advocacy competitions — the UKLSA Moot and Advocacy Competition — including the first known Digital Advocacy competition, iMAC Digital; for five consecutive years, the UKLSA's Annual Equality Conference on Access to Justice and the Legal Profession; and organising regular careers events and providing making available careers support to all UK law students and graduates.

Has taught, pro-bono, communication (public speaking, research dissemination) to numerous researchers.

Has organised a number of international interdisciplinary conferences on genetics, law and society.

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