Professor Andrew Roberts

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Andrew Roberts joined Melbourne Law School in 2011. He was previously an Associate Professor in the School of Law at the University of Warwick (2005-2011), and before that,  Lecturer in the Law School at the University of Leeds (2003-2005). He holds degrees from the University of Nottingham (LLB - Law with American Law, 1998), the University of Cambridge (MPhil - Criminology, 1999), and the University of Amsterdam (PhD - Political Theory, 2019).

His research interests lie in the law of evidence, criminal procedure, privacy, and political theory. His work on privacy and its relationship with ideas of freedom and self-government found in republican political theory are the subject of a forthcoming monograph that will be published by Routledge. He has published widely on various aspects of criminal procedure and the law of evidence. He is a co-editor of a collection of essays on Australian evidence law, Critical Perspectives on the Uniform Evidence Law (Federation Press, 2017), and of a forthcoming edited collection on the implications for privacy of the use of new technologies in the criminal process. His published work has been cited by courts in Australia, the United States, Canada and New Zealand.  

Andrew has been a Visiting Senior Fellow in the School of Law at the University of New South Wales (2009), Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Goethe University, Frankfurt (2016), and a visiting scholar in the Law Schools at City University London (2013) and the University of Leeds (2017), and also in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam (2013). He is currently an investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-making and Society.

Teaching (2023)

The Melbourne JD