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Senior Lecturer of Law, University of South Australia

Dr Sarah Moulds is a senior lecturer in law UniSA: Justice + Society and co-founder of the Rights Resource Network SA. She has teaching and research interests in the area of public law, human rights, counter-terrorism and criminal law, administrative law and anti-discrimination law.
Dr Moulds' career has a strong law reform focus and includes seven years at the Law Council of Australia including as Director of Criminal Law and Human Rights, and more recently as a Senior Project Officer at the South Australian Law Reform Institute.
Dr Moulds publishes frequently in print and online media as well as national and international academic journals. Her recent book Committees of Influence (Springer 2020) documents the role parliamentary committees play in rights protection in Australia. She is a member of a range of professional and community bodies seeking to make a positive difference to the law and lawmaking in Australia.
In 2019 Dr Moulds' PhD Thesis was awarded the University of Adelaide's 2018 Doctoral Research Medal. She also holds a Masters of Comparative Law, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of International Studies.


  • –present
    Lecturer of Law, University of South Australia


  • 2018 
    University of Adelaide, PhD Law