Professor Alex Reilly
Alex is the Director of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit at the University of Adelaide.
Alex works in the area of migration, citizenship, constitutional law, and Indigenous legal issues. Alex takes a broad socio-political approach to studying these areas of law, drawing on the knowledge and insights of other disciplines such as history, geography, psychology and politics to critique accepted approaches to regulation.
1995-96 LL.M. (University of British Columbia)
1993 Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (University of South Australia)
1991 LL.B.(Hons.) (University of Adelaide)
1989 B.A.(Juris.) (University of Adelaide)
Awards & Achievements
2016 Inaugural recipient of Faculty of the Professions Values Recognition Programme
2016 University of Adelaide Beacon Commendation for the Enhancement and Innovation of Student Learning
2015 Executive Dean Award for Excellence in Teaching 2015, University of Adelaide
2007 Outstanding Teacher Award, Macquarie University
Australian Constitutional Law (2010 - 2018)
Foundations of Law (2008 - 2016)
Alien, CItizens and Migration (2018)
Migration Law and Policy (2012, 2015)
Refugee Law and Policy (2013, 2016, 2019)
Being Indigenous in a Global World (Study Tour, 2015)
Aboriginal Peoples and the Law (2016)
Native Title Law (2018, 2019)
Migration law, Refugee law, Labour Law, Citizenship, Constitutional Law, Indigenous legal issues
See Researcher profile: https://researchers.adelaide.edu.au/profile/alexander.reilly
See Researcher Profile: https://researchers.adelaide.edu.au/profile/alexander.reilly
Public Law and Policy Research Unit (Director)
Hugo Centre for Populaiton and Migration research (Associate)
Australian Association of Constitutional Lawyers
2015 & 2016 Member of the Board of the Refugee Advocacy Service of South Australia
September 2014 - Invited member of Labour Migration Panel at the Migration Update Conference, Adelaide.
February 2014 - Presentation on Australian Refugee Law and Policy' to the Centre for Population and Policy, UGM, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
November 2013 - Participant in the UNHCR Annual consultations in Canberra
October 2013 - Interview on Radio National Bush Telegraph, 'Asylum Seekers in Rural Communities', http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/an-uncertain-future-for-refugees-in-the-regions/5022766
October 2013 - Presentation to Amnesty International Club, 'A critique of Australia's Off-shore processing regime'.
August 2013 - Presentation to the South Australian Refugee Health Network, 'The Law and Politics of regional processing of refugees'
July 2013 - Convenor of Forum on Refugee Law and Policy, Presentation on the ethical questions underpinning the formation of refugee policy.
Categories Law, Crime & Justice, Social Issues & Public Policy Expertise Migration; Immigration; Refugees; Asylum Seekers; Pacific Seasonal Workers, International Students, Indigenous recognition and rights, Constitutional law Mobile 0419310351
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Entry last updated: Sunday, 9 May 2021