Dr Haris Psarras is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Southampton. He is also the Director of Internationalisation at the School of Law.
Haris teaches and conducts research in the following areas: (i) jurisprudence, (ii) tort, (iii) law and humanities.
- General Jurisprudence
- Private Law Theory
- Tort Law
- Law and Humanities
In his published work, Haris has written on (i) reason-based accounts of authority in state legal systems and beyond, (ii) liability implications of justice in private law (particularly, negligence law), and (iii) normative considerations related to giving up rights in substantive private law and civil litigation.
In his current research, Haris focuses on (i) authority relations in civil litigation and (ii) the relevance of emotions to authoritative action-guidance under the law.
Haris is also working with David Gurnham on a collaborative interdisciplinary project in Law, Humanities, and the Arts, building a network to be developed in 2022-24.
Current PhD Students
Haris has taught in jurisprudence, tort, public law, and E.U. law.
Before joining Southampton Law School, Haris was Richard Fellingham Lecturer and Fellow in Law at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Prior to that, he was Teaching Fellow in Legal Theory at Edinburgh Law School. He holds degrees from the University of Athens, the University of Oxford, and the University of Edinburgh.