PhD (2003) Flinders University
LLB (1990) Adelaide University
BA (Jurisprudence) (1987) Adelaide University
Carrick Award for Australian University Teaching, 2006
Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Students Learning, for a decade of inclusive, accessible, supportive and inspiring teaching of sexual assault law, 2006
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003
Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Project Grant (ID14-4320) ‘Smart casual 2: promoting excellence in sessional teaching in Law’. CI3 with Ms K Galloway, Ms A Hewitt, prof M Israel, Assoc Prof N Skead, Prof Steel. Category 1 Grant. A$225,000
Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Seed Project Grant (SD13-2745) ‘Smart casual: towards excellence in sessional teaching in Law’. CI2 with Ms A Hewitt, Prof M Israel, Assoc Prof N Skead. A$49,000
Flinders Embedding Transition Pedagogy Principles Across the First Year Curriculum Grant, 2014 $4000 with Brendan Grigg
Faculty Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant 2010, $6000
Chair, College of Distinguished Educators
Convenor, First Year Law Teachers' Community of Practice
Criminal law, the law of rape, legal philosophy.
Rape law reform, feminist theories of the state, teaching strategies for sensitive topics, the wellbeing of bisexual and lesbian women.
: Legal philosophy
: Grounds for Hope and Disappointment: Victims'/Survisors' Perceptions of South Australia Police Responses to Rape
; Legal Philosophy
I have worked with community organisations in relation to rape law reform, women's legal rights and public protest. I have also run training for community groups in consensus decision making and facilitation skills, nonviolence training and training for police liaison teams and legal observer teams for nonviolent protest.