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    Research areas

  • Animal Law, Corporations and Human Rights, International Criminal Law and Justice, Torts Law, Transitional Justice


Joanna is a Senior Lecturer in the Law Faculty and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. Her research interests lie at the intersection of corporate accountability, international criminal law, human rights, transitional justice, and legal theory. An emerging area of expertise is animal law. 

Much of Joanna's work to date has examined the application of international criminal law to corporations. She has published articles and book chapters on this and related subjects, including in the Journal of International Criminal Justice. She has held visiting fellowships at Columbia University and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

Joanna worked previously with the South Australian Crown Solicitor's Office, and in both private and community legal practice.

A selection of her publications can be found at

Research interests

Corporations and human rights

International criminal law and justice

Transitional justice

Animal Law

Monash teaching commitment

LAW4230 Animal Law SEM2

LAW5458 Animal Law, Regulation and Policy WINTER INTENSIVE

LAW5003 Principles of Torts T3

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