Michael Longo is an Associate Professor in Law in the College of Law & Justice. He has held academic positions at Victoria University and other universities since 1990.
His current teaching, research and supervision interests cover Legal Research Methods, Advanced Legal Research Dissertation, Human Rights Law and European Union (EU) Law. Michael's work is comparative and interdisciplinary. He has drawn on theories and empirical research in both law and political science to understand phenomena such as globalism, regionalism and European Integration.
His publications include a peer reviewed monograph, Constitutionalising Europe: Processes and Practices (Ashgate, 2006), for which he was awarded the CERC Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Publishing Prize 2007 for best book or article published in 2005-2007 that makes the most substantial and original contribution to knowledge in the area of European Studies. He has published in highly ranked Australian and international journals.
Michael has held visiting appointments at The National Europe Centre, ANU (now ANU Centre for European Studies), The University of Melbourne and The University of Trento, Italy. He was the recipient of the Victoria University Vice Chancellor's Peak Award Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning in 2007.
Before joining Victoria University Michael was a Senior Solicitor with the Australian Government Solicitor, Attorney-General's Department (Cth). He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria.