ALC Graduate Researchers

Past Graduate Researchers

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Radhika Agarwal

Research: India | Discrimination
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Suprawee Asanasak

Research: Thailand | Cartographies
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Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun

Research: Indonesia | Blasphemy
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Renuka Balasubramaniam

PhD Candidate, Research: Malaysia | International Law
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Deirdre Brennan

Research: Nepal | Citizenship
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Brendan Clift

Honorary Senior Fellow, Research: Rule of Law | Hong Kong
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Xiaoxuan Chen

Research: China
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Faye Chan

Research: Indonesia | Race and Gender
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Adam Eldridge-Imamura

Research: Japan | Civil Society, Constitutional Law
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Ben Hopper

Research: China | Patent Law
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Lina Chen Chen Lee

Research: Refugee Law
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Thomas McGee

Research: Syria | Statelessness
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Bongkot Napaumporn

Research: Southeast Asia | Human Rights, Refugee Law
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Eryanto Nugroho

Research: Indonesia | Civil Society Organisations
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Ratu Ayu Asih Kusuma Putri

Research: Malaysia | Refugee Law
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Saika Sabir

Research: India | Gender and Identity
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John Sebastian

Research: India | Minority Rights
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Emilia Sterjova

Research: Indonesia | Anti-Corruption Commission
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Nguyen Vu Thu Trang

Research: Vietnam | Courts
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Tresnawati

Research: Indonesia | Commercial Contracts | Private International Law
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Phapit Triratpan

Master of Philosophy (Law) Candidate, Research: Thailand
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Max Walden

Research: Indonesia | Refugees
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Jiayi (Tina) Yao

Research: China
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Nurul Azizah Zayzda

Research: Indonesia | Human Rights

Past Graduate Researchers

NameSupervisor(s) Research Topics Year of Completion
Ms Dina Afrianty Tim Lindsey
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 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 Michael Tilbury
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 Adrienne Anderson Michelle Foster
Susan Kneebone 
PhD (Law)
The Political Dimensions of Intimate Partner Violence in Refugee Law
2023
Ms Dewi Apsari Tim Lindsey
Jeremy Gans
PhD (Law)
International Extradition between Indonesia and Australia
2019
Mr Rifqi Sjarief Assegaf Tim Lindsey
Simon Butt (University of Sydney)
PhD (Law)
Criminal Sentencing in Indonesia: Disparity, Disproportionality and Biases
2021
Ms Maria Bhatti Tim Lindsey LLM
Taxation of Islamic Finance in Australia
2012
Ms Sarah Biddulph Michael Dutton (Arts)
Pip Nicholson
PhD (Law)
Controlling Detention for Investigation: Legal Accountability of the Chinese Public Security Organs
2004
Ms Anisa Buckley Abdullah Saeed (Asia Institute)
Tim Lindsey
Andrea Whittaker (Monash)          
PhD (Arts)
Muslim Women, Law and the Challenges of Securing a 'Complete' Divorce: The Australian Experience 
2017
Mr Matthew Busch Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Indonesia as a Weak State? Bank Restructuring after the Asian Financial Crisis
2020
Mr Simon Butt 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 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 Tim Lindsey
Michael Tilbury
PhD (Law)
Summary Disposition in the New Procedural Landscape: Proposals for Reform in Malaysia
2003
Ms Melissa Crouch Tim Lindsey
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 Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Adat and Land Law in a Plural System: A Study of Forestry Regulations and Indonesian 'Legal Development'
2004
Mr Darshan Datar Adrienne Stone
Farrah Ahmed
Chantal Morton 
Defining Religion in a Comparative Setting: Exploring the Impact of Judicial Trivialization of Religion 2023
Ms Alice de Jonge 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 Tim Lindsey
Shaun McVeigh
Sundhya Pahuja
PhD (Law)
Food Security, Law and Development: Insights from the Indonesian Development Experience
2014
Mr Hai Ha Do Pip Nicholson
Sean Cooney     
PhD (Law)
The Dynamics of Legal Transplantation: Regulating Industrial Conflicts in Post-Doi Moi Vietnam          
2017
Ms Amelia Fauzia Sander Adelaar
Arief Budiman
Michael Leigh
PhD (Asia Institute)
Religious Philanthropy for Social Change: A Case Study of Zakat in Modern Indonesia
2008
Mr Stewart Fenwick Tim Lindsey
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 Hailegabriel Gedecho Feyissa Pip Nicholson
Jenny Beard     
Farrah Ahmed
PhD (Law)
The Ethiopian Civil Code: A Conceptual Historical Approach to Legal Transfer in the Age of (African) Legal Modernity
2018
Associate Professor Andrew Godwin Sarah Biddulph
Sean Cooney 
PhD (Law)
The Relevance of Traditional Proprietary Rights to the Reform of Rural Land Rights in China 
2019
Mr Andrew Godwin Sarah Biddulph LLM (Law)
The Emerging Theory Underpinning the Development of Mortgage Law in China
2001
Ms Carolyn Graydon Tim Lindsey
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 Cheryl Saunders
Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
The Indonesian Ombudsman System and Good Governance 2000-2005
2011
Ms Erica Harper 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
Mr Thomas Harré Susan Kneebone
Bernadette McSherry
PhD (Law)
Human Trafficking for Forced Labour under Transnational Criminal Law: Responses to the Abuse of Migrant Workers in Southeast Asian Fisheries
2018
Mrs Nurhidayah Muhammad Hashim Tim Lindsey
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 Tim Lindsey
Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Feminising Islam in Contemporary Indonesia: The Role of Progressive Muslim Women's Organisations
2012
Mr Hui Jing Matthew Harding
Sarah Biddulph 
PhD (Law)
The Unique Governance Structure of Chinese Charitable Trusts 
2020
Mr Denny Indrayana Cheryl Saunders
Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
Indonesian Constitutional Reform 1999-2002: An Evaluation of Constitution-Making in Transition
2005
Ms Balawyn Jones Tim Lindsey
Amanda  Whiting 
PhD (Law)
Reaching Out From the Ocean: Women's Experiences Navigating the Anti-Domestic Violence Law in Aceh, Indonesia
2022
Mr Sunseop Jung Malcolm Smith PhD (Law)
Comparative Study on the Legal Aspects of Financial Derivatives
2002
Ms Josi Khatarina Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Decentralisation, Law, and the Failure of Palm Oil Licensing
2020
Mr Joseph Kikonyogo Tania Voon
Pip Nicholson
PhD (Law)
Africa and the Ailing Promise of the Doha Development Agenda in the WTO Negotiations on Agriculture
2016
Dr Jeremy Kingsley Tim Lindsey
Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Tuan Guru, community and conflict in Lombok, Indonesia
2010
Mr Jonathan Kolieb Gerry Simpson
Sean Cooney
Christine Parker
PhD (Law)
Corporate Peacebuilding and the Law: Regulating the Private Sector for Conflict Transformation
2017
Mr Guoqing (Michael) Liu Michael Bryan
Sarah Biddulph
PhD (Law)
The Role of Equity in Trusts Law: The Legislation and Application of the Chinese Trust Law
2009
Ms Sally Low Pip Nicholson
David Chandler
PhD (Law)
Courts, Codes and Power: The Making of Law in Colonised Cambodia
2017
Mr Imran Lum Tim Lindsey
Abdullah Saeed (Asia Institute)
PhD (Law and Asia Institute)
Negotiating the Prohibition of Riba: Australian and British Muslim Attitudes Towards Conventional and Islamic Banking
2014
Mr Nan (Damon) Luo Richard Garnett
Sarah Biddulph
PhD (Law)
Developing a Model for Uniform Conflict of Laws Rules for Commercial Contracts within Greater China: Necessity and Possibilities
2019
Mr Tim Mann Tim Lindsey
Jenny Beard
PhD (Law)
Cause Lawyering in a Fragile Democracy: The Indonesian Foundation of Legal Aid Institutes (YLBHI) 
2022
Ms Trischa Mann Kylie Smith (Melbourne Graduate School of Education)
Amanda Whiting
From Court to College: The Institutionalisation of Judicial Education During Its First Decade in Victoria, 2005–2015 2018
Mr Jimmy Mao Sean Cooney
Richard Mitchell (Monash University)
Chris Arup (Monash University)
PhD (Monash University)
The Evolution of China's Pension Programs: Limited Coverage and Regulatory Responsiveness
2012
Ms Kate McGregor Tim Lindsey
Charles Coppel (Arts)
PhD (Arts) 
The Military and History in Indonesia
2002
Mr Michael McKenzie (ANU) Veronica Taylor
Tim Lindsey
PhD (ANU)
Rethinking International: Crime, Policy and Politics in Australia-Indonesian Relations
2015
Ms Jessica Melvin Tim Lindsey
Kate McGregor (Arts)
Steven Welch (Arts)
PhD (Law)
The 1965 Mass Killings in Aceh
2014
Mr Minh Nut Duong Pip Nicholson LLM by thesis (Law)
Commercial Dispute Resolution in the Vietnamese Economic Court
2009
Ms Lilis Mulyani Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Reforming Group Legal Personhood in Indonesian Land Law: Towards Equitable Land Rights for Traditional Customary Communities
2021
Mr Jason Sze Chieh Ng Amanda Whiting
Associate
Kate McGregor (Arts)
PhD (Arts)
Red Shadow: Malayan Communist Memoirs as Parallel Histories of Malaysia
2019
Ms Wendy Ng Sean Cooney
Caron Beaton-Wells
PhD (Law)
Stepping Through the Looking Glass: China's Anti-Monopoly Law on its Own Terms
2014
Mr Nguyen Hien Quan Tim Lindsey
Pip Nicholson
PhD (Law)
Social Structures and Relational Contracts in the Vietnamese Market: Toward A Contract Law Theory
2006
Ms Nina Nurmila Abdullah Saeed
Tim Lindsey
PhD (Asia Institute)
Marriages in Contemporary Indonesia: 'Women's Perspectives'
2006
Ms Pip Nicholson Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Vietnamese Court Development Since 1945
2001
Ms Helen Pausacker Tim Lindsey
Abdullah Saeed
PhD (Law)
Morality and the Nation: Law, Pornography and Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front
2013
Ms Pham Lan Phuong Pip Nicholson
Sarah Biddulph
PhD (Law)
Between Rhetoric and Reality: The People's Procuracy as a Human Rights Protector in the Vietnamese Criminal Process
2019
Mr Richard Powell Joe LoBianco (Arts)
Amanda Whiting
PhD (Education, Linguistics)
Vernacularising the Law: Malaysia's Bilingual Policy as a Model for Postcolonial Common Law Systems
2014
Ms Rheny Pulungan Tim Lindsey
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 Pip Nicholson
Professor
Abdullah Saeed
Thio Li-ann (National University of Singapore)
PhD (Law)
Constantly Colonised: Legal Containment of Minority Religious Legal Identities in Post-Colonial Singapore
2009
Ms Sonia Randhawa Kate McGregor (Arts)
Amanda Whiting
PhD (Arts)
Writing Women: The Women’s Ppages of the Malay-Language Press, 1987-1998
2019
Ms Inge Resdiano Tim Lindsey LLM (Law)
Corporate Governance in Indonesia, Singapore and Australia - A Comparison
2002
Mr Dudi Rulliadi Anne Orford
Tim Lindsey
Andrew Mitchell
PhD (Law)
Public-Private Partnerships and the Transformation of the Third World State: The Case of Indonesia
2017
Ms Hajrah Saboor Carolyn Evans
Amanda Whiting
PhD (Law)
Pakistan's Islamic Identity, its Blasphemy Law and the International Law of Human Rights
2013
Mr Arskal Salim Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Islamisation of Laws in a Modernising State: Sharia in Indonesia 1945-2005
2006
Mr Saw Tiong Guan Andrew Kenyon
Amanda Whiting
PhD (Law)
The Final Cut: Film Censorship in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia
2011
Adv Andy Schmulow Tim Lindsey
Charles Coppel
PhD (Law)
Problems Associated with Prudential Regulatory Enforcement in the Indonesian Banking Sector
2014
Ms Sofie Arjon Schuette Howard Dick
Tim Lindsey
Peter Verhezen
PhD (Law)
Institutional Change and Anti-Corruption Strategies in Indonesia since the Regime Change in 1998
2012
Ms Chenxia Shi Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Political Determinants of Corporate Governance in China
2009
Ms Stacey Steele Veronica Taylor LLM (Law)
Litigation and Bankruptcy Law in Japan: Towards Modernity, Social Change and Reform?
2000
Ms Kerstin Steiner Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Are 'Asian Values' Universal? - International Discourses on Human Rights Policies
2007
Mr Nandang Sutrisno Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Dispute Settlement in the WTO and Developing Countries
2006
Mr Benny Tabalujan Malcolm Smith
Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
The Legal Framework of Corporate Governance in the Indonesian Stock Market: Implications for Shareholders and Foreign Investors
2001
Ms Windy Triana Tim Lindsey
Farrah Ahmed 
PhD (Law)
Reforming the Education of Islamic Judges in Indonesia
2022
Mr Max WaldenSusan Kneebone
Tim Lindsey
PhD (Law)
‘Not served on a Silver Plate’: The Role of Civil Society Actors in Promoting the Human Rights of Refugees in Indonesia
2023
Ms Elizabeth (Ann) Wardrop Tim Lindsey PhD (Law)
Regulation of Insolvent Investor-Owned Essential Service Corporations
2007
Mr I Gusti Ngurah Parikesit Widiatedja Tim Lindsey
Jenny Beard
PhD (Law)
The Regulatory Failure of Spatial Planning in Bali and its Environmental and Social Impact: A Case Study of Hotel Projects
2020
Ms Phoebe Wynn-Pope Tim Lindsey
Tim McCormack
PhD (Law)
The Responsibility to Protect Against Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide: Effective Operationalisation of the Principle
2010
Ms Brandais York Susan Kneebone
Michelle Foster 
A Marriage of Convenience: Marriage Migration Policy and Cambodia’s Lean into China 2019
Mr Hao Zhang Lee Godden
Sarah Biddulph
PhD (Law)
Legal Risks of Payment Scheme of Carbon Trade and its Judicial Remedy in China
2014