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Kinchin, Niamh Dr

Senior Lecturer

  • School of Law
  • Faculty of Business and Law

Overview


Niamh has been with the law school since 2009, beginning as a sessional lecturer before joining the faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts in 2015. Her primary teaching areas are Refugee Law, Administrative Law and Constitutional Law. Niamh is currently the Director of Law at the SWS campus.

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2018 Administrative Justice in the UN: Procedural Protections, Gaps and Proposals for Reform

Research Overview


  • Niamh’s primary research interests are in technology, refugees and the law, administrative justice, global administrative law and public law within the international and Australian context. Her current research includes projects on the potential and risks of artificial  intelligence in refugee status determination, institutional accountability in the global space, the interpretation of the constitutions of international organisations and the evolution of constitutional principles in Australia.

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, International Law (UN system, Human Rights, International Refugee Law), Tech and Accountability

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Confronting the ghosts and horrible misdeeds of our past: The National Apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and its relationship to leadership, legitimacy and legacy Bryant, Lachlan
    Doctor of Philosophy The Adoption of Electronic Arbitration System as a Solution for Electronic Commerce Disputes: The Case of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Aldosari, Basmah Mubarak A

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2018 Administrative Justice in the UN: Procedural Protections, Gaps and Proposals for Reform

Research Overview


  • Niamh’s primary research interests are in technology, refugees and the law, administrative justice, global administrative law and public law within the international and Australian context. Her current research includes projects on the potential and risks of artificial  intelligence in refugee status determination, institutional accountability in the global space, the interpretation of the constitutions of international organisations and the evolution of constitutional principles in Australia.

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, International Law (UN system, Human Rights, International Refugee Law), Tech and Accountability

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Confronting the ghosts and horrible misdeeds of our past: The National Apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and its relationship to leadership, legitimacy and legacy Bryant, Lachlan
    Doctor of Philosophy The Adoption of Electronic Arbitration System as a Solution for Electronic Commerce Disputes: The Case of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Aldosari, Basmah Mubarak A
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