Ronli joined the Faculty of Law as a lecturer in 2011 and is a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. She received her LLB from Monash University where she was awarded the Supreme Court Prize for graduating first in her class and was the editor of the Monash University Law Review. She completed an LLM in International Legal Studies as a Hauser Scholar at NYU School of Law and a PhD at Monash University. Prior to commencing her PhD she worked as a consultant with the International Center for Transitional Justice in New York. She is admitted to practice in both Melbourne and New York.
Ronli has published numerous articles and book chapters and has presented her work at various events and conferences. Her book, entitled 'Reproductive Freedom, Torture and International Human Rights: Challenging the Masculinisation of Torture', conceptualises restrictions on reproductive freedom within the framework of torture discourse.