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Academic Staff

Name and Contact DetailsResearch Interests
Carolyn ADAMS

Public law and government; Open government; Access to information; Privacy; Secrecy; International Human Rights Law; National human rights institutions; Bills of rights

Professor Shawkat ALAMPublic international law, international environmental law, international trade and environment nexus, WTO and sustainable development, international human rights law, regional trade and investment agreements and the environment, globalisation and sustainable development, law and development, governance and public policy, environmental governance, sustainable forest management
Dr Roy BAKER
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 509
  • Phone: (02) 9850 6928
  • Email: roy.baker@mq.edu.au
Defamation; Media Law; Journalism and the Law; Human Rights; Free Speech; Censorship; International Law; European Law; Law of Armed Conflict
Dr Baskaran BALASINGHAM

Competition law; Antitrust Law; International Trade Law; EU law.

  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 522
  • Phone: (02) 9850 7810
  • Email: amy.barrow@mq.edu.au

International law on Women, Peace and Security; Gender, Violence and Law in Societies in transition; Equality laws and policies; International Human Rights Law and Policy; Law and Society in Hong Kong; Qualitative Research

Dr Lise BARRY
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 507
  • Phone: (02) 9850 4237
  • Email: lise.barry@mq.edu.au

Ageing and the Law; Capacity; Substitute Decision Making; Legal Ethics; Juvenile Justice

Dr Carlos L. BERNAL-PULIDOConstitutional Comparative Law; Jurisprudence; Torts
Dr Andrew BURKE
  • Position: Associate Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 622
  • Phone: (02) 9850 7090
  • Email: andrew.burke@mq.edu.au
Environmental and Criminal Law fields, with a focus upon their intersection: Environmental Crime
Dr Frank CARRIGANCorporate Law; Labour Law
Dr Shireen DAFT

International humanitarian law; International human rights law; Children and armed conflict; Non-state actors and international law; Domestic, international and transnational criminal justice; Peace, international security and international law; Fragmentation of international law

Dr Kirsten DAVIESEnvironmental Law and Policy; Customary Law; Human Rights and Climate Change; and Community Engagement
Dr Holly DOEL-MACKAWAYChildren's Rights; Children's Law; International Human Rights Law; Gender Studies; Indigenous Studies; Administrative Law; Constitutional Law and Research Ethics.
Dr Francesca DOMINELLO

Indigenous legal issues, family law and policy, human rights law, civil remedies, administrative and constitutional law, theories of justice and jurisprudence

Dr Daniel GHEZELBASHDomestic, International, Regional and Comparative Refugee Law; Domestic and Comparative Immigration Law; Administrative Law; Comparative Law; Legal Transfers/Transplants; International Human Rights Law
Dr Kate GLEESON

Governance and regulation of bodies, sexuality and reproductive practices; regulation of sexual violence, gay sex, pornography, abortion and sex work, especially child sexual abuse. Gender and law; Gender and politics. Institutionalized violence. Australian and Irish political and legal history.

Dr Doron GOLDBARSHTDomestic, international, regional and comparative anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulations; domestic compliance with international organisations’ binding and non-binding norms; and administrative and global administrative law.
Paul GOVINDClimate Change Law; Human Rights and the Environment; Environmental Finance and Disaster Risk Management through Environmental Law and Policy, with a particular focus on the relationship between Environmental Sustainability, Development and the Reduction of Poverty
Dr Joel HARRISONLaw and Religion; Human Rights; Comparative Human Rights; Constitutional Law; Post-Secular Theory
Professor Muhammad Rafiqul ISLAMInternational Trade Law; Law of the World Trade Organization (WTO); International Economic Law; International Law of Foreign Investment; Law of International Economic Institutions; International Commercial Law; International Commercial Arbitration; Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; Law of International Organizations

Law of the Sea;  Ocean governance; Deep seabed mining; International Law; Environmental Law

Dr Henry KHA
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 523
  • Phone: (02) 9850 7060
  • Email: henry.kha@mq.edu.au

Family law; contract law; legal history; law and literature.

Succession Law; Tort Law; Remedies; Jurisprudence; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Commercial Arbitration; Legal Ethics; Corporate Social Responsibility; Corporations Law; Gender Equity; Legal Education

Associate Professor Therese MACDERMOTT
Labour Law; Labour Mobility; Anti-Discrimination Law; Dispute Resolution; Gender Equality and Human Rights; Workplace Gender Equality
Professor Denise MEYERSONTheoretical and Comparative Human Rights; Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutionalism; Jurisprudence
Professor Vijaya NAGARAJAN

Regulation; Corporate Governance; Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility; Competition Law and Policy; Legal Spatialities; Gender Equality

Associate Professor Archana PARASHARContemporary Legal Theory, with a particular focus on Social Justice; Legal Pluralism; Legal Education; Discrimination Law; Family Law
Jemimah ROBERTS

Australian federal constitutional law; Comparative constitutional law (theory and method); American constitutional law

Debra RONAN
  • Position: Associate Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 518
  • Phone: (02) 9850 7906
  • Email: debra.ronan@mq.edu.au
Conveyancing Law
Professor Peter RADANSecession; Contracts; Equity
Associate Professor Niloufer SELVADURAITelecommunications Law, Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, Internet Law and E-commerce Law
  • Position: Associate Lecturer
  • Location: 6 First Walk, Room 539
  • Phone: (02) 9850 8841
  • Email: teresa.somes@mq.edu.au
Equity and Trusts, Property Law, Remedies, Elder Law, Vulnerable People and the Law.
George F. TOMOSSYHealth Law and Bioethics; Research Ethics and Regulation; Globalisation and Public Health; Elder Law; Tort Law; Legal Governance; Capacity Building in Developing Countries; Health, Human Rights and the Environment
Ilija VICKOVICHEvidence; Civil and Criminal Procedure; Contract Law and Theory; Law of Work; Labour Law; Commercial Law; Consumer Law; Competition Law; Corporations Law; Equity and Trusts; Dispute Resolution; Legal History; Law of Church and State; Law and Society; Legal Education; Legal Publishing
Professor Malcolm VOYCEProperty Law and Succession concerning the privatisation of public property; Geographical Indications; Intellectual Property Rights; Social Welfare; Family Farm Inheritance; Law and Religion, particularly relating to Buddhism and Islam
Dr Sonya WILLISCivil Procedure, with a particular focus on Case Management; Evidence

Professional Staff

NameContact
 Ms Debbie Loo
Title: Senior Department Administrator
Location: 6 First Walk, Room 533
Phone: (02) 9850 4218
Email: debbie.loo@mq.edu.au
 Ms Eleanor McGhee
Title: Department Administrator
and Executive Assistant to the Dean
Location: 6 First Walk, Room 530
Phone: (02) 9850 7096
Email: eleanor.mcghee@mq.edu.au
 Ms Chindy Praseuthsouk
Title: Department Administrator
Location: 6 First Walk, Room 531
Phone: (02) 9850 7098
Email: chindy.praseuthsouk@mq.edu.au

In Memoriam

Penelope Watson

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