Researcher

Mr Joshua Scott Gibson

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Biography

Josh Gibson is a PhD Candidate with the Australian Human Rights Institute and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law located at the Faculty of Law, UNSW (Sydney). Josh researches in the areas of public law and human rights, focusing particularly on legal mobilisation, human rights and public interest inclusion and advocacy in the High Court of Australia. Josh's PhD is entitled: 'Public Law Amicus and Rights Based Change: Assessing the...view more

Josh Gibson is a PhD Candidate with the Australian Human Rights Institute and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law located at the Faculty of Law, UNSW (Sydney). Josh researches in the areas of public law and human rights, focusing particularly on legal mobilisation, human rights and public interest inclusion and advocacy in the High Court of Australia. Josh's PhD is entitled: 'Public Law Amicus and Rights Based Change: Assessing the Australian Experience', and he is being supervised by Scientia Professor Louise Chappell and Professor Gabrielle Appleby and Professor Andrea Durbach.

More generally, Josh's research interests include better understandings ways in which the law may be used to achieve social change. Josh is currently the Lead Research Consultant on the Australian Human Rights Institute Project 'Data privacy to enhance safety in situations of family violence', working across Australia and New Zealand. 

Josh was the 2019 Higher Degree Research Faculty Representative for the Faculty of Law.


My Awards

2019

  • Garth Nettheim Doctoral Teaching Fellow (UNSW, Faculty of Law)

2018

  • Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (RTP) (UNSW)
  • Faculty of Law Postgraduate Scholarship (UNSW, Faculty of Law)
  • The Dwight Final Assessment Prize for Political Science (University of Melbourne, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

My Teaching

Term 3, 2019: Principles of Public Law (LAWS1141/JURD7141)

Term 1, 2019Legal Research and Writing: Australian Law (LAWS2277/JURD7272)

Semester 2, 2018Legal Research Methods (LAWS2385/JURD7285)

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Publications

by Mr Joshua Scott Gibson

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