Researcher

Dr Alice Orchiston

My Expertise

Labour law

Anti-discrimination law

Workplace health and safety

Keywords

Fields of Research (FoR)

Law in context

Biography

Dr Alice Orchiston is a Lecturer at UNSW Law. Her research focuses on labour regulation, marginalised workers and workers' rights. Dr Orchiston has specific expertise in qualitative and mixed-methods research, online research and researching vulnerable populations. She was awarded a Julian Small Foundation grant, an Australian Postgraduate Award and several faculty scholarships for her doctoral research project titled: Brothels as Workplaces:...view more

Dr Alice Orchiston is a Lecturer at UNSW Law. Her research focuses on labour regulation, marginalised workers and workers' rights. Dr Orchiston has specific expertise in qualitative and mixed-methods research, online research and researching vulnerable populations. She was awarded a Julian Small Foundation grant, an Australian Postgraduate Award and several faculty scholarships for her doctoral research project titled: Brothels as Workplaces: Exploring Labour Regulation and Compliance in Australia's Legal Sex Industry. Her research-based submissions have been cited by the Australian Law Reform Commission and Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Dr Orchiston previously worked in private practice and later, as a community legal centre lawyer. Her experience includes consultancies for the Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse, Australian Human Rights Commission, International Finance Corporation (World Bank) and Workplace Gender Equality Agency.  


My Qualifications

LLB (Hons) (QUT), GradDipLegPrac (CoL), LLM (Labour Law & Relations) (Syd), GradCertEdStudies (Syd), PhD (Syd)


My Teaching

Employment Law (LAWS3028) (JURD7328)
Criminal Laws (LAWS1022) (JURD7122)

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Location

Room 334, The Law Building

Contact

02 93856100