Dr Stewart Fenwick

  • Mr Stewart Fenwick

    CILIS Senior Associate


Stewart Fenwick is a Senior Member at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and was previously the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. He has held the position of Honorary Professor of Australian Catholic University and is also an Associate of the Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School.

Stewart has extensive experience in the design and delivery of law and justice programs in Asia, having lived and worked for extended periods in Indonesia and Mongolia. He has also led undergraduate programs in Law and Society in Southeast Asia and Law and Civil Society in Asia. Stewart has published on law and development and Indonesian law and is the author of Blasphemy, Islam and the State: Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesia.

Stewart completed his PhD at Melbourne in Indonesian and Islamic law. He was awarded the Harold Luntz Graduate Research Thesis Prize for 2015 at the Melbourne Law School, and the Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis for 2016 at the University of Melbourne. He holds undergraduate degrees from Melbourne (Arts/Law) and an LLM (International Law) from the Australian National University.