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Academic, Deakin University

I am a legal researcher and academic, and a legal and social policy professional with experience in a wide range of areas, including: family violence and vulnerable children, justice, multicultural and Aboriginal affairs and health. I was two-time national finalist for Academic of the Year in 2018 and again in 2019 and was also a recipient of Deakin University's 2018 Vice Chancellor’s Award through Innovation that spans the Experience Promise for my role as unit chair for Legal Internship.

I have a strong passion for social justice, legal research and affecting just outcomes within the community.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Associate Lecturer in Law, Deakin University
  • 2016–2017
    Policy Officer, Victorian Public Service
  • 2016–2017
    Casual Academic, Deakin University

Education

  • 2020 
    Doctor of Philiosophy (in progress), Monash University
  • 2015 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Arts (Distinction)
  • 2015 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • 2015 
    Leo Cussen Centre of Law, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Publications

  • 2017
    Dignity in International Human Rights Law: Potential Applicability in Relation to International Recognition of Animal Rights, Michigan State International Law Review
  • 2015
    THE OOMBULGURRI EVICTION: PRACTICALITY OR ILLEGALITY?, Indigneous Law Bulletin

Professional Memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Australian Child Rights Taskforce

Research Areas

  • Policy And Administration (1605)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Policy (160501)
  • Family Law (180113)
  • Social Policy (160512)
  • International Law (Excl. International Trade Law) (180116)
  • Human Rights And Justice Issues (220104)
  • Human Rights Law (180114)
  • Law (1801)
  • Criminology (1602)