Dr Stijn Smet

  • Dr Stijn Smet

    ARC Laureate Program in Constitutional Law


Stijn Smet is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the ARC Laureate Project in Constitutional Law.  His research interests are in comparative constitutional law, human rights, legal theory (primarily on rights) and political theory (primarily on toleration and respect). His teaching interests extend to practice-based learning, including clinical legal education and mooting. Stijn is the author of Resolving Conflicts between Human Rights: The Judge’s Dilemma (Routledge, 2016) and co-editor of Conflicts of Rights at the European Court of Human Rights (OUP, 2017). He has published among others in the American University International Law Review, Human Rights Law Review and Religion & Human Rights. Before joining the University of Melbourne Law School, Stijn was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Ghent University Law School (Belgium), where he obtained his PhD in law as well.

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