Adam Cygan is a Professor of Law at the University of Leicester, and the Director of distance learning development within the School of Law. He previously lectured at the University of Nottingham and at King’s College London, where he also completed his Ph.D.
His research interests are in the field of comparative constitutional law. This research examines the methods by which parliaments secure executive accountability and in particular the work of parliamentary scrutiny committees. He also has research interests in the field of EU Public Law and governance, focusing on the relationship between national parliaments and the EU Institutions within the context of the decision-making process.