Sarah Ailwood is Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Wollongong. She researches and publishes in the fields of law and humanities and literary studies, with a particular emphasis on gender in law and literature. Her current research explores women’s legal testimony, listening and law reform, drawing on both historical case studies and analysing women’s speech, law and listening in the #metoo era. She is the author of Jane Austen’s Men: Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era (Routledge, 2020) as well as articles and essays on women’s memoirs of legal experience.
Before joining the University of Wollongong in 2020, Sarah was Assistant Professor, Associate Dean (Innovation) and LLB Program Director in the School of Law at the University of Canberra. She is the recipient of a UC Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning for her teaching in the First Year Law Program, and the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Research-Integrated Teaching for Gender and the Legal System.