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Dr Andrew McGee is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, and a member of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at QUT. Prior to joining QUT in August 2010, he worked as a lawyer for Allens Arthur Robinson, and for the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel, Brisbane, after completing a post-doctoral research fellowship in philosophy at University College Dublin in 2001. His main research interests are in the areas of end of life decision making and the ethics of stem cell research. Dr McGee has published in leading international law and philosophy journals on palliative care, withholding and withdrawing life-prolonging measures, euthanasia, and stem cell research.


  • 2010–present
    Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane Qld 4001
  • 2008–2010
    Lawyer, Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel, 111 George St, Brisbane Qld 4001
  • 2006–2007
    Lawyer, Allens Arthur Robinson Lawyers, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane, Qld 4000


  • 2006 
    Queensland University of Technology, LLM
  • 2001 
    University of Essex, PhD, Philosophy


  • 2012
    Intention, Foresight and Ending Life: A Reply to Foster, Herring, Melham and Hope, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (forthcoming)
  • 2011
    Me and My Body, Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 39(4)
  • 2011
    How to Defend the Sanctity of Life Principle: A Reply to John Keown, Journal of Law and Medicine 18(4)
  • 2011
    Is Dawkins a Modern Day Nicodemus?, Quadrant LV (4) (April)
  • 2011
    Ending the Life of the Act/Omission Dispute, Legal Studies: Journal of the Society of Legal Scholars 31(3)
  • 2011
    Omissions, Causation and Responsibility: A Reply to McLachlan and Coggon, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 8(4)
  • 2005
    Finding a Way Through the Ethical and Legal Maze, Medical Law Review 13(3)

Research Areas

  • Law (1801)
  • Applied Ethics (2201)
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies (22)
  • Medical And Health Sciences (11)