Researcher

Mr Joshua Scott Gibson

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Human Rights Law, Constitutional Law, Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems)

Biography

Josh Gibson is a PhD Candidate with the Australian Human Rights Institute (AHRI) 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. Josh's PhD is entitled: 'Amicus Curiae and the Australian High Court: A Legal Mobilisation Approach', and he is being supervised by Professor Gabrielle Appleby and Associate Professor Sean Brennan

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Josh Gibson is a PhD Candidate with the Australian Human Rights Institute (AHRI) 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. Josh's PhD is entitled: 'Amicus Curiae and the Australian High Court: A Legal Mobilisation Approach', and he is being supervised by Professor Gabrielle Appleby and Associate Professor Sean Brennan

More generally, Josh's research interests include better understanding ways in which the law may be used to achieve social change, and how and why individuals decide to engage with legal institutions. Josh has a wealth of research experience assisting with a variety of projects, and most recently was a Lead Research consultant for the AHRI's project Privacy, Technology and Domestic and Family Violence: What is happening in Australia and New Zealand?. Josh also has considerable teaching experience, having taught Constitutional Law, Public Law, Human Rights, and Legal Research across UNSW, Macquarie University and Western Sydney University. Josh was the 2019 Higher Degree Research Faculty Representative for the Faculty of Law at UNSW. 

Josh is an admitted lawyer to the Supreme Court of NSW. 


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

UNSW

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

Term 1, 3, 2019; Term 1, 2021; Term 3 2020: Legal Research and Writing: Australian Law (LAWS2277/JURD7272)

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

 

Western Sydney University

Semester 1, 2021: Constitutional Law (LAWS200009)

 

Macquarie University

Semester 1, 2019: Human Rights, Policy and the Law (LAWS260)

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Publications

by Mr Joshua Scott Gibson