Dr Karen McAuliffe is a Reader in Law and a Birmingham Fellow at Birmingham Law School and a visiting professor at the University of Luxembourg. She is also a Fellow of the Robert Schuman Institute of European Affairs at the University of Luxembourg. Prior to becoming an academic, she worked for the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
Her research areas of expertise are in multilingual law production in the European Union; post-enlargement dynamics of law and language in EU institutions and the relationship between language, law and translation in the EU legal order.
Dr McAuliffe is currently working on a 5-year research project, funded by the European Research Council, on law and language at the Court of Justice of the European Union.