Senior Lecturer in Anti-Discrimination Law, University of Sydney

Dr Belinda Smith researches primarily in the area of anti-discrimination law, gender equity, and work-family conflict. After working at the Australian Industrial Relations Commission and the Industrial Law Group of Blake Dawson Waldron, Belinda took up a teaching fellowship in the Law School at Columbia University in New York where she began her academic career and undertook a JSD.

Experience

  • 2002–present
    Senior Lecturer in Anti-Discrimination Law, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2006 
    Columbia Law School, NY, Doctor of the Science of Law
  • 1995 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Laws (Honours I)
  • 1993 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Economics (Social Science) (Honours I)

Publications

  • 2012
    Domestic Violence Victims at Work: A Role for Anti-Discrimination Law? , Australian Journal of Labour Law
  • 2012
    Empowering victims of family violence: Could anti-discrimination laws play a role?, Australian Review of Public Affairs
  • 2012
    Whose Fault Is It? Asking the Right Question to Address Discrimination, Alternative Law Journal
  • 2011
    Anti-discrimination Law, Macken's Law of Employment: Seventh Edition
  • 2010
    Rethinking the Sex Discrimination Act: Does Canada's Experience Suggest We Should Give Our Judges a Greater Role?, Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times
  • 2008
    Australian Anti-Discrimination Laws - Framework, Developments and Issues, New Developments in Employment Discrimination Law

Honours

Editorial Board, Australian Journal of Labour Law

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