- Senior Lecturer (Law)
- Adviser of Studies (Social Sciences College Academic and Student Administration)
Ruth Dukes is a Senior Lecturer in Labour Law. She joined the University of Glasgow in 2005 from the London School of Economics, where she was a doctoral student and Graduate Teaching Assistant. Prior to embarking on a PhD, Dr Dukes studied at the University of Edinburgh (LLB), and at the Humboldt University in Berlin (LLM with distinction). In 2010, she was awarded the Modern Law Review’s Wedderburn Prize for her article 'Otto Kahn-Freund and Collective Laissez-Faire: an Edifice without a Keystone?'. In 2011/12 she was an Early Career Fellow of the AHRC and a MacCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Employment Rights.
Ruth Dukes’ research interests lie in the field of labour law, particularly collective labour law, and theories and systems of worker representation. She has published work on trade union law, employee information and consultation, and British and German industrial relations history. She is currently working on a monograph which explores the idea of the labour constitution.