AHRCentre members

AHRCentre Staff

  • Andrew Byrnes, Chair
  • Andrea Durbach, Director
  • Justine Nolan, Deputy Director
  • Diane Macdonald, Manager

 Steering Committee

  • Andrew Byrnes
  • Louise Chappell
  • Andrea Durbach
  • Kieren Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, Asia Pacific National Human Rights Institutions
  • Rebecca Gilsenan, Principal, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
  • Justine Nolan
  • Padma Raman, CEO, Australian Human Rights Commission
  • David Sanderson, Professor, Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture, FBE, UNSW

 

 AHRCentre Project Directors

AHRCentre Associates

  • Sara Dehm
  • Fleur Johns
  • Susanne Schmeidl
  • Carolien van Ham
  • Jennifer Whelan

AJHR Editors

  • Chris Michaelsen
  • Justine Nolan
  • Claudia Tazreiter

AJHR Editorial Board

  • Christina Binder (University of Vienna)
  • Andrew Byrnes (UNSW Law)
  • Andrea Durbach (UNSW Law)
  • Danielle Celermajer (University of Sydney)
  • Ben Golder (UNSW Law)
  • Malcolm Langford (University of Oslo)
  • Kelley Loper (Hong Kong University)

HRD Editors

  • Daniel Joyce (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Claire Higgins
  • Jed Horner
  • Noam Peleg
  • Pichamon Yeophantong

 

AHRCentre Visiting Fellows

  • Brian Burdekin – AHRCentre Visiting Professor; Raoul Wallenburg Institute, Sweden
  • Elizabeth Evatt AO – AHRCentre Visiting Professor
  • Beth Goldblatt – AHRCentre Visiting Fellow; Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, UTS 
  • Greg Heesom - AHRCentre Visiting Fellow; Legal Counsel, Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF)
  • Gillian Moon - AHRCentre Visiting Fellow
  • Elaine Pearson – AHRCentre Adjunct Lecturer; Australia Director, Human Rights Watch 
  • Dr Gabrielle Simm - AHRCentre Visiting Fellow; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, UTS
  • Lana Tatour - AHRCentre Visiting Fellow 

 

LLM by Research and PhD students supervised by AHRCentre staff

Dorothea Anthony, 'The ideological significance of contemporary developments around the Human Rights Doctrine of Indivisibility' (Andrew Byrnes/Ben Golder) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Abu Bangura, 'The development of the concept of protection of civilians' (Fleur Johns/Chris Michaelsen) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Eva Buzo, (Andrea Durbach/ John de Wit)

Svetlana Collantes, 'The extent to which Australia’s current liability regimes for air operators and carriers provide a fair and workable means of compensating passengers in third parties for injuries and its place in the international legal realm’ (Prue Vines/Chris Michaelsen/Gary Edmond) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Souheir Edelbi, 'Arab regionalism and the limits of the universalist approach to international criminal law' (Sarah Williams/Fleur Johns) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Carolyn Evans, 'Accountability of the UN Security Council in public international law' (Christopher Michaelsen/Martin Krygier) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Nana Frishling, 'Business and human rights: An assessment of industry specific multi-stakeholder initiatives in the context of global supply chains' (Justine Nolan/Dimity Kingsford-Smith/Bronwen Morgan) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Doron Goldbarsht, 'Counter Terrorist Financing - A Study In Effectiveness and The Rule of Law In Global Administrative Law' (Chris Michaelsen/Rosalind Dixon/Andrew Byrnes) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Hannah Harris, 'Transnational anti-corruption law in the Pacific' (Sarah Williams/Michael Grewcock) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Samuel Hartridge, 'Coercive preventive measures in Australia' (Chris Michaelsen/Ben Golder) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Aline Jaeckel, ‘The International Seabed Authority and the Protection of Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction.’ (Rosemary Rayfuse/Sarah Williams) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Sharyn Jenkins, 'The potential role for restorative justice to improve victim outcomes in situations where the perpetrator is or belongs to a non-legal entity' (Christopher Michaelsen/Jane Bolitho) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Amrita Kapur, 'The complementarity paradigm as a catalyst for national prosectutions of sexual violence: Preleminary examinations and their effects in Colombia and Guinea' (Andrew Byrnes/Sarah Williams) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Sarah McGrath, 'The business of justice: The role of corporations in transnational justice' (Andrea Durbach/Justine Nolan/Kathy Bowrey) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Paul Millar, ‘Finance and international human rights: socially responsible investment as a vehicle for the protection of international human rights’ (Justine Nolan/Leon Trakman) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Sela Moa, ‘A human rights’ based approach to women’s land rights in Tonga’ (Christine Forster/Janice Gray) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Emma Palmer, 'International criminal law in South East Asia: Beyond the International Criminal Court' (Andrew Byrnes/Sarah Williams) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Bhatara Ibnu Reza, 'The development of the state-sponsored militia as the implementation of the total people's defence and security system in Indonesia' (Rosalind Dixon/Lucas Lixinski/Andrew Byrnes) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Louis Schetzer, 'Domestic human rights charters and the outsourced State.’ (Andrew Byrnes/Andrea Durbach) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Emily Waller, ‘The impact of participation in judicial processes on stigma and discrimination arising from sexual violence crimes’ (Louise Chappell/Andrea Durbach) – See more at: https://research.unsw.edu.au/people/ms-emily-waller

Tamara Wood, ‘In search of the African refugee – Article I(2) of the 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa' (Jane McAdam/Sarah Williams) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

Seiko Yamamoto, 'The role of international law in bioethics of Japan and Europe' (Chris Michaelsen/Lyria Bennett Moses/Rosemary Rayfuse) - See more at: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/research/current-research-students#sthash.an8Ejq2z.dpuf

 

Recently completed

Rosemary Grey - Prosecuting sexual and gender violence crimes in the International Criminal Court: Historical legacies and new opportunities

Beth Goldblatt – Feminist Critiques of the Right to Social Security

Nazir Gul DaawarThe prominence of 'accountability' in building the rule of law in traditional societies

 

2017 Centre interns - Semester 1

  • Michaela Vaughan: AHRCentre intern
  • Brittney Rigby: HRD intern 
  • Belinda Goh: AJHR intern

2016/17 Centre interns - Summer

  • Sean Bowes: HRD intern
  • Jessica Meech: AJHR intern