PROF Cheryl Saunders

PROF Cheryl Saunders

Positions

  • Administrative/Public Law
  • Australian Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Federalism (Intergovernmental relations; comparative theory;institutional structures)
  • Intergovernmental Relations

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  • Cheryl Saunders has specialist interests in Australian and comparative public law, including comparative constitutional law and method, intergovernmental relations and constitutional design and change. She is a President Emeritus of the International Association of Constitutional Law, a former President of the International Association of Centres for Federal Studies, a former President of the Administrative Review Council of Australia and a senior technical advisor to the Constitution Building program of International IDEA. She has held visiting positions in law schools in many parts of the world and is an officer of the Order of Australia and a Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur of France.

    Cheryl Saunders is a laureate professor emeritus. She teaches in both the JD and the MLM and is the founding Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies.

    Cheryl Saunders has specialist interests in constitutional law and comparative public law, including federalism and intergovernmental relations and constitutional design and change, on all of which she has written widely. She has recently published The Australian Constitution: A Contextual Analysis (Hart Publishing, 2011) and is presently working on a monograph on comparative constitutional law.

    Cheryl Saunders is an editor of the Public Law Review and a member of the editorial boards of a range of Australian and international journals, including Publius , Jus Politicum and the Constitutional Court Review , South Africa. She has held visiting positions at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Paris II, Georgetown, Indiana (Bloomington), Hong Kong, Copenhagen, Fribourg, Capetown and Auckland. She is President Emeritus of the International Association of Constitutional Law and the International Association of Centers for Federal Studies and a former President of the Administrative Review Council o   

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Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 1976
  • LLB, University of Melbourne 1966
  • BA, University of Melbourne 1966

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 1994
  • Officer of the Order of Australia, AO, 1900

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