Postgraduate Students

Joshua Aird

LB (Hons 1) (Well)

Topic: Rights protections mechanisms in parliamentary charters of rights

Supervised by Rosalind Dixon and Janina Boughey

Lynsey Blayden

BA, LLB (Hons I), Dip Leg Prac (UoN) GradDipLaw (Syd)

Topic: The Separation of Judicial Power and the Unreasonableness Ground of Judicial Review in Australia

Supervised by Andrew Lynch and Simon Halliday

Shipra Chordia

BSc, LLB (Hons) (Syd), GDLP

Topic: Developing the Doctrine of Proportionality within the Australian Constitutional Context

Supervised by Andrew Lynch and George Williams

Genna Churches

LLB (Hons) (CDU), GDLP (ANU)

Topic: The Effect of Metadata Retention on Public Law Principles and Human Rights in Australia

Supervised by George Williams and Gabrielle Appleby

Jason Donnelly

BA (MACQ), LLB (Hons 1) (Uni Medal) (UWS), GDLP (COL)

Topic: Reshaping Separation of Powers in Australia – The Non-Justiciable Nature of the National Interest

Supervised by Greg Weeks, Daniel Joyce and Simon Halliday

Josh Gibson

LLB (UNSW), BA (Hons) (UniMelb) 

Topic: Institutionalising Human Rights in the Court? Constructing an Account of the Role and Influence of National Human Rights Institutions as Amicus Curiae

Supervised by: Rosalind Dixon, Louise Chappell and Gabrielle Appleby

Janet Hill

BDes (Ryerson), LLB (Hons 1) (Adel)

Topic: Neoliberalism's Ascent and the Parallel Rise of Human Rights: Correlation, Causation or Coincidence?

Supervised by Daniel McLoughlin and Ben Golder

Martin Roland Hill

BA (Hons) (Newcastle), LLB (Hons) (USyd), GDLP (ANU), LLM (USyd)

Topic: Context in the modern approach to statutory interpretation

Supervised by Prue Vines and Lisa Burton Crawford

Harry Hobbs

BA, LLB (Hons 1), GDLP (ANU), LLM (NYU)

Topic: Beyond the Referendum on Constitutional Recognition: Including Indigenous Peoples in the Processes of Settler State Government - Evaluating an Indigenous Parliament

Supervised by George Williams and Megan Davis

Shakhawat Hossain (Shamim)

LL.B (Hons); LL.M; MA (Keele University, UK)
Commonwealth Scholar

Topic: Social Media and Judges' Privacy in the Digital Era: Implications for the Justice System.

Supervised by: Professor Gabrielle Appleby and Dr. Janina Boughey

Zsofia Korosy

BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) UNSW, GDLP (ANU), LLM (Yale)

Topic: A Critical Analysis of the Environmental Regulation of the Pacific Ocean in International Law

Supervised by Bronwen Morgan and Fleur Johns

Gemma McKinnon


Topic: Can a Right to Housing Protect Tenants in NSW?: A Human Rights and Administrative Law Analysis

Supervised by Megan Davis, Simon Halliday and Greg Weeks

Siddharth Narrain

BA LLB Hons. (NLSIU, Bangalore), PGDip Journalism (ACJ, Chennai), LLM (Harvard)

Topic: The Legal Regulation of Hate Speech Online, Virality and Collective Violence in India

Supervised by Fleur Johns, Daniel Joyce and Vicki Sentas

Soula Papadopoulos


Topic: Co-operative Federalism is not a Constitutional Term

Supervised by George Williams and Andrew Lynch

Elisabeth Perham

BA (Hons 1), LLB (Hons 1) (Well), LLM (Harvard)

Topic: Small State Constitutions

Supervised by Rosalind Dixon and Jonathan Bonnitcha

Christian Ponce

LLB (Catholic), MPhil (University of Cambridge), LLM (University College London)

Topic:Constitutional Interpretation and The Foreign Law Debate

Supervised by Arthur Glass, Daniel McLoughlin and Theunis Roux

Jemimah Roberts

BA, LLB (Hons I) (Syd), GDLP

Topic: Constitutional Interpretation in the High Court: Revisiting Genealogical, Genetic and Functional Comparison

Supervised by Rosalind Dixon and Gabrielle Appleby

Shreeya Smith


Topic: Constitutional Limits on the Exercise of Non-Statutory Executive Power

Supervised by Gabrielle Appleby and Rosalind Dixon