Courtney Hempton

PhD Candidate, Monash University

Courtney Hempton is a bioethicist and interdisciplinary researcher. She holds a Master of Bioethics, and is currently a PhD Candidate with the Monash Bioethics Centre at Monash University. Courtney has particular interest in the regulation of dying and death, and her doctoral research focuses on the emergence of law, policies, and practices regarding 'voluntary assisted dying' in the Australian state of Victoria.


  • 2018–present
    Teaching Associate, Deakin University
  • 2014–present
    Teaching Associate, Monash University


  • 2014 
    Monash University, Master of Bioethics
  • 2003 
    LaTrobe University, Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Hons)
  • 2002 
    LaTrobe University, Bachelor of Behavioural Science

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
  • Society for Applied Philosophy