Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow
Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor
Director, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies
Adrienne Stone holds a Chair at Melbourne Law School where she is also a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow, a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies. She researches in the areas of constitutional law and constitutional theory with particular attention to freedom of expression. Her Laureate Program on Comparative Constitutional Law assembles a research team to invesigate challenges to liberal democratic constitutionalism.
She has published widely in international and Australian journals including, recently, in the Federal Law Review, Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Constitutional Commentary. She is the author (with Carolyn Evans) of Open Minds: Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech (2020). With Cheryl Saunders AO she is editor of the Oxford Handbook on the Australian Constitution (2018) and with Frederick Schauer, she is editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Freedom of Speech.
Melbourne Law Masters
Professional Associations and Activities
International Association of Constitutional Law: President (elected 2018); First Vice President (2014-2018), Member, Executive Committee (2007-)
Australian Association of Constitutional law - Council Member, Vice-President
Australian Academy of Law, Fellow
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Fellow