Feminist legal studies; socio-legal studies; family law and dispute resolution; access to justice; feminist judgments and judging.
Professor of Law and Socio-Legal Studies, Queen Mary University of London. Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences; Chair, Socio-Legal Studies Association (2011-17); Academic Member, Family Justice Council; General Editor, Onati International Series in Law and Society; Series Editor, Edward Elgar Research Handbooks in Law and Society; Founding Editor, feminists@law
Previously: Professor of Law, University of Kent (2006-14); Professor and Dean of Law, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia (2000-06); Chair, Working Group on Gender and Law, Research Committee on Sociology of Law (2003-10); Academic Editor, Feminist Legal Studies (2006-10)
- feminists@law: http://journals.kent.ac.uk/index.php/feministsatlaw
- Feminist Judgments: https://www.kent.ac.uk/law/fjp/
- Judicial Diversity Initiative: http://judicialdiversityinitiative.org/
- Onati Institute: http://www.iisj.net/
- Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand – Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope (ed with Elisabeth McDonald, Rhonda Powell and Māmari Stephens, Hart Publishing, 2017)
- Mapping Paths to Family Justice: Resolving Family Disputes in Neoliberal Times (with Anne Barlow, Janet Smithson and Jan Ewing, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2017).
- Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law (ed with Heather Douglas, Francesca Bartlett and Trish Luker, Hart Publishing, 2014).
- Feminist Judgments: From Theory to Practice (ed with Clare McGlynn and Erika Rackley, Hart Publishing, 2010).
- Enforcing Human Rights in Australia: An Evaluation of the New Regime (with Beth Gaze, Themis Press, 2010).
- Domestic Violence Law Reform and Women’s Experience in Court: The Implementation of Feminist Reforms in Civil Proceedings (Cambria Press, 2008).
- Rethinking Equality Projects in Law: Feminist Challenges (ed, Hart Publishing, 2008).
- Choice and Consent: Feminist Engagements with Law and Subjectivity (ed with Sharon Cowan, Routledge-Cavendish, 2007).
- Changing Law: Rights, Regulation and Reconciliation (ed with Mary Keyes, Ashgate, 2005).