Paul Philip Craig

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Paul Philip Craig, FBA (born 27 September 1951) is a British legal scholar, specialising in administrative and European Union law. He was Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford from 1998 to 2019, and is now emeritus professor.

Education and backgroundEdit

He was also a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford (1976–1998) and then of St John's College, Oxford.[1]

He was educated at Worcester College, Oxford, where he took his MA and BCL. He stayed at Worcester, and was made a Fellow in 1976. He remained a Fellow until his move to St John's in 1998.


He is the author of a number of legal textbooks the most well known of which (EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials) was published in its 5th edition by Oxford University Press in September 2011.[2]

He currently teaches 5 week courses in Administrative Law and European Union Law at the Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington. He also lectures in Constitutional Law at the University of Oxford, and a Masters Course at the University of Melbourne, Australia.[citation needed]

He is a member of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute's International Council.


In 1998, Craig was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and social sciences.[3] He was appointed an honorary Queen's Counsel on 3 May 2000.[4]

Selected worksEdit

  • Craig, Paul; de Búrca, Gráinne, eds. (2011). The evolution of EU law (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199592968.

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Craig, Prof. Paul Philip". Who's Who 2019. Oxford University Press. 1 December 2018. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U12215. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-19. Retrieved 2011-05-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Professor Paul Craig". The British Academy. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Crown Office". The London Gazette (55843). 9 May 2000. Retrieved 29 November 2019.