Dr Jeremy J. Kingsley is a Senior Lecturer and part of Swinburne Law School’s leadership as Higher Degree by Research Coordinator. His LLM and PhD degrees are from the University of Melbourne and his BA and LLB from Deakin University.
A scholar of transnational law with a focus on Indonesian law, business, and culture, his studies engage with contract law, cross-border transactions, and transnational dispute resolution (international commercial arbitration), alongside empirical and ethnographic research into legal intermediaries and businesspeople. Over the past decade, he has been awarded fellowships from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) (Transregional Research Fellowship) and the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (Postdoctoral Fellowship).
Jeremy is the foundation editor of the Asia Law and Society Series published by Melbourne University Press and his research has appeared in a range of academic publications, including his sole authored book (Religious Authority and Local Governance in Eastern Indonesian), multiple chapters, and peer-reviewed articles in leading journals including the Journal of Legal Anthropology, Australian Journal of Asian Law, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Adelaide Law Review and University of Queensland Law Journal.
At Swinburne Law School, Jeremy created an experiential and immersive educational platform, called the “Indonesian Law, Governance and Culture Program”. The program has curated a series of study tours, exchanges and internships in Indonesia under the Commonwealth Government’s New Colombo Program and Endeavour Australia Program.