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Professor Patrick Keyzer, Dean, Thomas More Law School

Patrick Keyzer joined ACU in 2021 as Professor of Law and Public Policy and Dean of the Thomas More Law School. Professor Keyzer studied arts and law at the University of Sydney. His doctoral thesis, Open Constitutional Courts, explored how rules governing costs and standing in constitutional cases impact on access to constitutional justice, and theorised a new approach that was cited by the High Court of Australia in 2015.

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Professor Michele Riondino, Director of Canon Law Centre

Michele Riondino earned his PhD at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome and is now a Professor of Canon Law and Children's Rights at ACU, where he is also the inaugural Director of the Canon Law Centre. Professor Riondino has authored two books and co-authored a third, written numerous articles and chapters of books, and his work has been published in national and international juridical reviews.

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Dr Amanda Alexander, Deputy Head of School - Sydney

Dr Alexander lectures and teaches Criminal Law and Public Law. Her research interests include the history of international humanitarian law - and change, theory and practice in international law. She also does research in legal theory and sports law.

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Dr Kunle Ola, Deputy Head of School (Learning & Teaching) and Course Coordinator - Migration Law and Practice

Kunle is a Lawyer with an academic, legal, regulatory, enforcement and administrative background. He started off his formal legal experience at the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria and then joined a private law firm as a partner.

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Dr M. Ehteshamul Bari, Deputy Head of School (Research), Thomas More Law School

Dr Bari's primary research expertise lies in the areas of constitutional law, human rights law, Asian law and public international law. He is the author of two monographs, 'States of Emergency and the Law: The Experience of Bangladesh' and 'The Use of Preventive Detention Laws in Malaysia: A Case for Reform" (with Safia Naz).

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David Spencer, Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator - Melbourne

David Spencer joined the Thomas More Law School on 11 February 2019. He has been at ACU since 2012.

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Philip Duncan, Lecturer and Discipline Leader - Migration Law and Practice

Philip is Discipline Leader in the Graduate Diploma in Migration Law and Practice. He is an experienced migration professional and educator. He has been a migration agent since 2004, and currently consults to Newland Chase, one of the largest global specialist migration firms.

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Dr Bill Swannie, Lecturer in Human Rights Law, Melbourne campus

Dr Bill Swannie is a Lecturer in Human Rights. His areas of expertise include human rights law, anti-discrimination law, legal theory, media law and international law.

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Staff listing

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Mrs Lesley Adukonu - Senior Library Coordinator, LARS, North Sydney campus

Dr Dina Afrianty - Lecturer, Melbourne Campus

Dr Amanda Alexander - Deputy Head of School, North Sydney

Dr David Arnold - Lecturer, Melbourne Campus

Dr M. Ehteshamul Bari - Deputy Head of School (Research), Melbourne campus

Fr Frank Brennan - Adjunct Professor, Melbourne campus

Mr Joel Butler - Legal Profession Mentor, Melbourne campus

Professor Tony Ciro - Professor of Law, Melbourne Campus

Dr Sevda Clark - Lecturer, North Sydney Campus

Dr Juan Diaz-Granados - Lecturer, North Sydney Campus

Dr Shannon Dodd - Lecturer, Brisbane campus

Mr Philip Duncan - Lecturer and Discipline Leader - Australian Migration Law and Practice, Brisbane campus

Dr Kanij Fatima - Lecturer, Melbourne Campus

Ms Kate Freedman - Senior Librarian, LARS, Melbourne campus

Dr Christopher Goff - Lecturer, Brisbane Campus

Dr Perla Guarneros-Sanchez - Lecturer, Melbourne Campus

Dr Mark Hamilton - Lecturer, North Sydney Campus

Associate Professor Clive Harfield - Discipline Lead for Criminology & Criminal Justice, Canberra Campus

Professor Patrick Keyzer - Dean of Law and Professor of Law and Public Policy, Melbourne campus

Dr Zaman Khorseduzzaman - Lecturer, Blacktown Campus

Mr Ian Lam - Associate Lecturer, North Sydney campus

Associate Professor Michael Longo - Adjunct Professor, Melbourne campus

Mr Angus Macinnis - Legal Profession Mentor, North Sydney campus

Dr Matthew Morgan - Lecturer, Brisbane Campus

Associate Professor Brendon Murphy - Associate Professor, North Sydney campus

Dr Yega Muthu - Adjunct Associate Professor, Thomas Moore Law School, Australian Catholic University, North Sydney

Dr Kunle Ola - Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator - Australian Migration Law and Practice, Brisbane campus

Dr Anne Pickering - Lecturer, Brisbane Campus

Associate Professor Patrick Quirk - Associate Professor of Law, Brisbane campus

Professor Michele Riondino - Director of Canon Law Centre and Professor of Law, North Sydney campus

Dr Nathan Ryan - Lecturer, Melbourne Campus

Mr David Spencer - Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator, Melbourne campus

Dr Bill Swannie - Lecturer in Human Rights Law, Melbourne campus

Mr Graham Thomas KC - Adjunct Professor, Melbourne campus

Dr Adie Teshome - Lecturer and Course Coordinator, Melbourne Campus

Professor Spencer Zifcak - Adjunct Professor, Melbourne campus

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