Ms. Melissa Lynch

  • Lecturer I, Coordinator

  • Department of Law

About The Lecturer I


M.L (First Class), LL.B. (Distinction)


Current Teaching:


  • LA 10A: Law and Legal Systems
  • LAW 2201: Law in Society-I
  • LAW 2109: Public International Law I
  • LAW 2209: Public International Law II



Miss Melissa Lynch completed her Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) with Distinction from the University of Guyana in 2016. Thereafter, she pursued her Master of Laws in International Law & Organization at the University of Madras, India under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Commonwealth Scholarship Programme. Upon completion, Miss Lynch received the following prizes from the University of Madras:

  • The President of India. Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma Gold Medal;
  • The Shri V. Suresham Memorial Prize;
  • The Carmicheal Prize

Miss Lynch joined the Department of Law in 2019 having completed her Masters in International Law and Organization at the University of Madras (India). Her areas of interest include international law, foreign relations, diplomacy and international human rights law. She is also concerned with the operation of the domestic legal system, in particular, the criminal justice system and strategies for its restructuring. Miss Lynch is currently working on a co-authored article titled “Women Participation in Space Exploration: A Non-discriminatory Vision of India” which she hopes will provide the motivation for greater female participation in outer space activities

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
  • +592 222-4927
    +592 222-3575