Dr Anna Dziedzic is a Programme Officer focusing on Constitution Building Processes at the Asia-Pacific Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA). She was a founding Convenor of the Constitution Transformation Network, leading the establishment and development of CTN from 2016 to 2023.
Her research focuses on comparative constitutional law, constitution building and judicial studies, with a particular focus on the Pacific region. Her published research includes a monograph and edited Handbook on foreign judges on domestic courts; articles on constitutional law in Oceania; studies of gender and constitution building; and work on citizenship, constituencies and representation.
She has practical experience in governance, law reform and constitution-making in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. She was previously a legal policy adviser in the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Australian Law Reform Commission. She has also worked with government agencies, international organisations and NGOs in the Pacific region on a range of law reform projects. She holds a PhD from Melbourne Law School, an MA in Human Rights from University College London and first class honours degrees in Arts and Law from the Australian National University. She was a Global Academic Fellow at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law 2019-2021, and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law at Melbourne Law School from 2022-2023.