Daniel Ghezelbash

Associate Professor, Macquarie University

Daniel's research focuses on comparative refugee and immigration law. He has a particular interest in the diffusion of restrictive asylum seeker policies across jurisdictions. This is the topic of his book, Refuge Lost: Asylum Law in an Interdependent World (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He has spent time as a Visiting Fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, Brooklyn Law School and New York Law School.

Daniel holds a practicing certificate from the Law Society of NSW and is a registered not-for-profit migration agent. He is a Special Counsel at the National Justice Project and a board member and long-time volunteer at Refugee Advice and Casework Services.

He is the founder and Director of the Macquarie University Social Justice Clinic, a in-house law clinc at Macquarie Law School which runs in partnership with the National Justice Project and Refugee Advice and Casework Services.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Senior Lecturer, Macquare Law School

Education

  • 2016 
    Sydney Law School, PhD

Publications

  • 2018
    Securitization of Search and Rescue at Sea: The Response to Boat Migration in the Mediterranean and Offshore Australia, International and Comparative Law Quarterly
  • 2018
    Refuge Lost: Asylum Law in an Interdependent World, Cambridge University Press