Professor Sunita Jogarajan

Overview

Sunita Jogarajan is a Professor at Melbourne Law School. She specialises in teaching and researching Australian and international tax law.

Sunita’s specific research interest is in pre-World War II international tax history. Her book, Double Taxation and the League of Nations (Cambridge, 2018) was one of six publications shortlisted for the 2019 Frans Vanistendael Award. The book has been reviewed in Intertax, Australian Tax Review and the Canadian Tax Journal. Sunita has also published in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, British Tax Review and the World Tax Journal. She is a regular contributor to the biennial Cambridge Tax History Conference. Sunita has been a visiting fellow at UC Louvain (Louvain Global College of Law) and at the Max Planck Institute (Hugh Ault Fellowship).

Sunita teaches Australian taxation law to non-law undergraduate students and legal research in tax to JD students. She was involved in setting up the MLS Tax Clinic which provides free tax assistance to unrepresented taxpayers. Sunita has previously taught Corporate Tax to MLM and JD students and Legal Method and Reasoning to JD students. She is one of the primary authors of Principles of Taxation Law (ThomsonReuters). Sunita is a previous recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation for ‘outstanding contribution to student learning’.

Sunita is a member of the University’s College of Reviewers for peer-review of teaching. She was previously a member of the University’s Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance Committee, Associate Dean (Undergraduate), Co-Director of Studies (Tax and International Tax) and Co-Director of the Tax Group.

Prior to joining Melbourne Law School, Sunita worked at a ‘Big 4’ tax practice in corporate tax and tax policy.

Teaching

The Melbourne JD

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Taxation Institute of Australia
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Australasian Tax Teachers Association