Mr Elvio Sinopoli

Associate Lecturer

College of Business, Government and Law

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Born in Adelaide but raised in Bagnara Calabra (Italy), in 2013 Elvio completed his first law degree in Reggio Calabria, writing a thesis in public comparative law on the Australian constitutional system.

He later moved to Adelaide and enrolled at Flinders University in a combined degree of laws and international studies, majoring in Italian, which were completed in 2018, and finally was awarded an Honours degree in Bachelor of Arts with a thesis on the "new" Italian migrants in South Australia in 2019.

Since 2020, he is a PhD candidate at Flinders University, studying the effects of harm on gig workers in Australia.

At Flinders University, Elvio has tought topics for the College of Business, Government and Law, and for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences since 2019.


Flinders University, PhD Candidate in Criminology/Law (2020 - current)

Flinders University, Bachelor of Arts Honours (Italian) (2017 - 2019) - First Class

Flinders University, Bachelor of Laws combined with International Studies (2014 - 2018)

Università degli Studi "Mediterranea'" di Reggio Calabria (Italy), Bachelor's degree/Master's Degree in Law (Giurisprudenza) (2006 - 2013)

Honours, awards and grants

Australian Government Research Training Scholarship Issued by the Australian Government (December 2019)

The Italian Honours Prize Issued by College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences of Flinders University (May 2019)

Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation Issued by Flinders University (August 2017)

Key responsibilities
  • Preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and workshops
  • Preparation and marking of student assessments
  • Consultation with students
  • Development of topic and course materials with appropriate guidance from course coordinator and/or more senior academic
  • Making effective use of innovations in teaching practices and technologies.
Topic coordinator
CRIM2206 Analysing Cybercrime and Digital Risk