ALC Graduate Research Students

Current Graduate Research Students

Name Supervisor(s) Thesis Title
Ms Dewi Apsari Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Jeremy Gans
International Crime Cooperation in Extradition between Indonesia and Australia          
Mr Rifqi Sjarief Assegaf Professor Tim Lindsey Socio-Legal Study of Criminal Sentencing in Indonesia: Case Study of Decisions in Selected Courts          
Mr Matthew Busch Professor Tim Lindsey Indonesia as a Weak State: Authority and Competition in Post-Suharto Indonesia          
Ms Faye Chan

Professor Tim Lindsey
Associate Professor Kate McGregor (Arts)
Professor Kate Darian-Smith (Arts)

Citizenship vs. Alienage and the Intersectionality of Law, Race and Gender: The Legal Status of Chinese Indonesian Women, 1930-2014         
Mr Hailegabriel Gedecho Feyissa Professor Pip Nicholson
Dr Jenny Beard     
Associate Professor Farrah Ahmed          
The Ethiopian Civil Code: A Conceptual Historical Approach to Legal Transfer in the Age of (African) Legal Modernity          
Associate Professor Andrew Godwin Professor Sarah Biddulph
Professor Sean Cooney     
The Relevance of Traditional Proprietary Rights to the Reform of Rural Land Rights in China
Ms Samantha Hinderling (on Leave of Absence) Professor Pip Nicholson
Professor Tim Lindsey
Dr Livingston Armytage (University of Sydney)     
A New Paradigm for Meaningful Evaluation of International Legal Development: The Recipients' Perspective
Mr Benjamin Hopper Professor Megan Richardson
Professor Graeme Austin
Professor Sarah Biddulph
The Social Embedding of Intellectual Property Laws, and its Implications for Development of Law Reform          
Mr Jing HuiProfessor Matthew Harding
Professor Sarah Biddulph
Improvement of Charitable Trust System in Mainland China
Miss Balawyn Jones Professor Tim Lindsey
Associate Professor Amanda Whiting
Judicial Approaches Towards Domestic Violence in the Criminal Jurisdiction: A Case Study of Sentencing in Domestic Violence Cases in Aceh, Indonesia          
Ms Josi Khatarina Professor Tim Lindsey Assessing Central Government Performance in a Decentralized Natural Resource Management Setting: A Case Study of Environmental Governance of the Palm Oil Industry in Indonesia          
Mr Jonathan Kolieb Professor Gerry Simpson
Professor Sean Cooney
Professor Christine Parker    
Corporate Peacebuilding and the Law: Regulating the Private Sector for Conflict Transformation          
Ms Sally Low Professor Pip Nicholson
Professor David Chandler
Courts, Codes and Power: The Making of Law in Colonised Cambodia          
Mr Nan Luo Professor Richard Garnett, Professor Sarah Biddulph Developing a Model for Uniform Conflict of Laws Rules for Commercial Contracts within Greater China: Necessity and Possibilities   
Ms Trischa Mann Associate Professor Kylie Smith (Melbourne Graduate School of Education)
Associate Professor Amanda Whiting
From Court to College: The Institutionalisation of Judicial Education During Its First Decade in Victoria, 2005–2015          
Mr Nimmith Men (on Leave of Absence) Professor Sean Cooney
Professor David Chandler (Monash University, Arts)
Professor Pip Nicholson
The Development of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Cambodian Civil Justice System
Ms Lilis Mulyani Professor Tim Lindsey Reforming Legal Personhood in Indonesian Land Law: Towards Equitable Land Rights
Mr Jason Sze Chieh Ng Associate Professor Amanda Whiting
Associate Professor Kate McGregor (Arts)
Red Shadow: Malayan Communist Memoirs as Parallel Histories of Malaysia          
Ms Nguyen Vu Thu Trang Professor Pip Nicholson
Professor Sarah Biddulph
Issues of the Vietnamese Legal System and Position of the Court in Law-making in Vietnam          
Ms Pham Lan Phuong Professor Pip Nicholson
Professor Sarah Biddulph
Between Rhetoric and Reality: The People's Procuracy as a Human Rights Protector in the Vietnamese Criminal Process          
Ms Sonia Randhawa Associate Professor Kate McGregor (Arts)
Associate Professor Amanda Whiting     
What was the Role of Female Malay-language Print Journalists in Negotiating the Changes in the Portrayal of Women during the Process of Arabic Islamisation in Peninsular Malaysia between 1987 and 1998?          
Ms Windy Triana Professor Tim Lindsey
Associate Professor Farrah Ahmed
Schooling Judges: The Education of Religious Court Judges in Indonesia
Mr I Gusti Ngurah Parikesit WidiatedjaProfessor Tim Lindsey
Dr Jenny Beard
The Relationship Between Trade and Investment Agreements and the National Interest: A Case Study of Tourism in Indonesia

Past Graduate Research Students

Name Supervisor(s) Research Topics Year of Completion
Ms Dina Afrianty Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Michael Leigh
PhD (Asia Institute)
Responses of Local Women's NGOs to Sharia Implementation in Post-Conflict Aceh: Case Studies of Women's Network for Policy Reform (JPUK)
2010
Mr Khalid Al-Azri Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Development, Culture and the Dilemma of Equality in 'Modern' Omani Society: The Practice of Kafa'a in Marriage and Talaq
2008
Ms Elsie Alcordo Professor Michael Tilbury
Professor Pip Nicholson
SJD (Law)
First World Convention and Third World Corruption: The OECED Convention on Bribery in International Business Transactions and the Philippines
2007
Ms Maria Bhatti Professor Tim Lindsey LLM
Taxation of Islamic Finance in Australia
2012
Ms Sarah Biddulph Professor Michael Dutton (Arts)
Professor Pip Nicholson
PhD (Law)
Controlling Detention for Investigation: Legal Accountability of the Chinese Public Security Organs
2004
Ms Anisa Buckley Professor Abdullah Saeed (Asia Institute)
Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Andrea Whittaker (Monash)          
PhD (Arts)
Muslim Women, Law and the Challenges of Securing a 'Complete' Divorce: The Australian Experience 
2017
Mr Simon Butt Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Judicial Review in Indonesia: Between Civil Law and Accountability? A Study of Constitutional Court Decisions 2003 – 2005
2007
Mr Ryad Chairil Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
The Indonesian Mineral Regime: A Model for the Future - Learning From Other Countries in Implementing Change
2003
Mr Yeow Choy Choong Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Michael Tilbury
PhD (Law)
Summary Disposition in the New Procedural Landscape: Proposals for Reform in Malaysia
2003
Ms Melissa Crouch Professor Tim Lindsey
Dr Amanda Whiting
Phd (Law)
The regulation of religious diversity: The legal boundaries of religious activity in the context of Muslim-Christian relations in post-Suharto Indonesia
2011
Mr Budi Darmono Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Adat and Land Law in a Plural System: A Study of Forestry Regulations and Indonesian 'Legal Development'
2004
Ms Alice de Jonge Professor Tim Lindsey SJD (Law)
Media and Markets in Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China: Maintaining Corporate Standards in China's H-Share Market
2007
Mr Peter Dirou Professor Tim Lindsey
Associate Professor Shaun McVeigh
Associate Professor Sundhya Pahuja
PhD (Law)
Food Security, Law and Development: Insights from the Indonesian Development Experience
2014
Mr Hai Ha Do Professor Pip Nicholson
Professor Sean Cooney     
PhD (Law)
The Dynamics of Legal Transplantation: Regulating Industrial Conflicts in Post-Doi Moi Vietnam          
2017
Ms Amelia Fauzia Professor Sander Adelaar
Professor Arief Budiman
Professor Michael Leigh
PhD (Asia Institute)
Religious Philanthropy for Social Change: A Case Study of Zakat in Modern Indonesia
2008
Mr Stewart Fenwick Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Abdullah Saeed (Asia Institute)
PhD (Law)
Is Rawlsian Liberalism Compatible with Islamic Thought? A Case Study of Religious Freedom in Post-Soeharto Indonesia
2015
Mr Andrew Godwin Professor Sarah Biddulph LLM (Law)
The Emerging Theory Underpinning the Development of Mortgage Law in China
2001
Ms Carolyn Graydon Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Dianne Otto    
PhD (Law)
Valuing Women in Timor Leste: The Need to Address Domestic Violence by Reforming Customary Law Approaches while Improving State Justice          
2016
Ms Susi Dwi Harijanti Professor Cheryl Saunders
Professor Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
The Indonesian Ombudsman System and Good Governance 2000-2005
2011
Ms Erica Harper Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Constructing a Legal System in East Timor: Challenges to Introducing International Legal Norms and Principles into Post-conflict States Under UN Administration
2007
Mrs Nurhidayah Muhammad Hashim Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Maintenance for Children after Divorce in Syaria and Civil Practice in Malaysia: What Malaysia can Learn from Australia's Child Support Scheme 
2013
Ms Nur Hidayah Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Feminising Islam in Contemporary Indonesia: The Role of Progressive Muslim Women's Organisations
2012
Mr Denny Indrayana Professor Cheryl Saunders
Professor Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
Indonesian Constitutional Reform 1999-2002: An Evaluation of Constitution-Making in Transition
2005
Mr Sunseop Jung Professor Malcolm Smith PhD (Law)
Comparative Study on the Legal Aspects of Financial Derivatives
2002
Mr Joseph KikonyogoProfessor Tania Voon
Professor Pip Nicholson
PhD (Law)
Africa and the Ailing Promise of the Doha Development Agenda in the WTO Negotiations on Agriculture
2016
Dr Jeremy Kingsley Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Tuan Guru, community and conflict in Lombok, Indonesia
2010
Mr Guoqing (Michael) Liu Professor Michael Bryan
Professor Sarah Biddulph
PhD (Law)
The Role of Equity in Trusts Law: The Legislation and Application of the Chinese Trust Law
2009
Mr Imran Lum Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law and Asia Institute)
Negotiating the Prohibition of Riba: Australian and British Muslim Attitudes Towards Conventional and Islamic Banking
2014
Mr Jimmy Mao Professor Sean Cooney
Professor Richard Mitchell (Monash University)
Professor Chris Arup (Monash University)
PhD (Monash University)
The Evolution of China's Pension Programs: Limited Coverage and Regulatory Responsiveness
2012
Ms Kate McGregor Professor Tim Lindsey
Associate Professor Charles Coppel
PhD (Arts) 
The Military and History in Indonesia
2002
Mr Michael McKenzie (ANU) Professor Veronica Taylor, Professor Tim Lindsey Rethinking International: Crime, Policy and Politics in Australia-Indonesian Relations 2015
Ms Jessica Melvin Professor Tim Lindsey
Dr Kate McGregor (Arts)
Dr Steven Welch (Arts)
PhD (Law)
The 1965 Mass Killings in Aceh
2014
Mr Minh Nut Duong Professor Pip Nicholson LLM by thesis (Law)
Commercial Dispute Resolution in the Vietnamese Economic Court
2009
Ms Wendy Ng Professor Sean Cooney
Professor Caron Beaton-Wells
PhD (Law)
Stepping Through the Looking Glass: China's Anti-Monopoly Law on its Own Terms
2014
Mr Nguyen Hien Quan Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Pip Nicholson
PhD (Law)
Social Structures and Relational Contracts in the Vietnamese Market: Toward A Contract Law Theory
2006
Ms Nina Nurmila Professor Abdullah Saeed
Professor Tim Lindsey
PhD (Asia Institute)
Marriages in Contemporary Indonesia: 'Women's Perspectives'
2006
Ms Pip Nicholson Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Vietnamese Court Development Since 1945
2001
Ms Helen Pausacker Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Morality and the Nation: Law, Pornography and Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front
2013
Mr Richard Powell Professor Joe LoBianco (Arts)
Dr Amanda Whiting
PhD (Education, Linguistics)
Vernacularising the Law: Malaysia's Bilingual Policy as a Model for Postcolonial Common Law Systems
2014
Ms Rheny Pulungan Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Andrew Mitchell
PhD (Law)
The Shortcomings of International Law on Piracy and Maritime Terrorism: Options for Strengthening Maritime Security in the
Malacca Strait
2015
Ms Jothie Rajah Professor Pip Nicholson
Professor Abdullah Saeed
Professor Thio Li-ann (National University of Singapore)
PhD (Law)
Constantly Colonised: Legal Containment of Minority Religious Legal Identities in Post-Colonial Singapore
2009
Ms Inge Resdiano Professor Tim Lindsey LLM (Law)
Corporate Governance in Indonesia, Singapore and Australia - A Comparison
2002
Mr Dudi RulliadiProfessor Anne Orford
Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Andrew Mitchell
Public-Private Partnerships and the Transformation of the Third World State: The Case of Indonesia2017
Ms Hajrah Saboor Professor Carolyn Evans
Dr Amanda Whiting
PhD (Law)
Pakistan's Islamic Identity, its Blasphemy Law and the International Law of Human Rights
2013
Mr Arskal Salim Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Islamisation of Laws in a Modernising State: Sharia in Indonesia 1945-2005
2006
Mr Saw Tiong Guan Professor Andrew Kenyon
Dr Amanda Whiting
PhD (Law)
The Final Cut: Film Censorship in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia
2011
Adv Andy Schmulow Professor Tim Lindsey
Associate Professor Charles Coppel
PhD (Law)
Problems Associated with Prudential Regulatory Enforcement in the Indonesian Banking Sector
2014
Ms Sofie Arjon Schuette Professor Howard Dick
Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Peter Verhezen
PhD (Law)
Institutional Change and Anti-Corruption Strategies in Indonesia since the Regime Change in 1998
2012
Ms Chenxia Shi Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Political Determinants of Corporate Governance in China
2009
Ms Stacey Steele Professor Veronica Taylor LLM (Law)
Litigation and Bankruptcy Law in Japan: Towards Modernity, Social Change and Reform?
2000
Ms Kerstin Steiner Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Are 'Asian Values' Universal? - International Discourses on Human Rights Policies
2007
Mr Nandang Sutrisno Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Dispute Settlement in the WTO and Developing Countries
2006
Mr Benny Tabalujan Professor Malcolm Smith
Professor Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
The Legal Framework of Corporate Governance in the Indonesian Stock Market: Implications for Shareholders and Foreign Investors
2001
Ms Elizabeth (Ann) Wardrop Professor Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Regulation of Insolvent Investor-Owned Essential Service Corporations
2007
Ms Phoebe Wynn-Pope Professor Tim Lindsey
Professor Tim McCormack
PhD (Law)
The Responsibility to Protect Against Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide: Effective Operationalisation of the Principle
2010
Mr Hao Zhang Professor Lee Godden
Professor Sarah Biddulph
PhD (Law)
Legal Risks of Payment Scheme of Carbon Trade and its Judicial Remedy in China
2014