Dr Anna Huggins

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    Director, Undergraduate Programs (Curriculum)

    Anna joined the Law School as a Senior Lecturer in 2015, and is the Director of Undergraduate Programs (Curriculum). Her primary research interests lie in the areas of environmental law and regulatory compliance at the international and domestic levels. Her current projects explore compliance mechanisms in international environmental law, and digital and data-driven regulation. Anna’s book, Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Compliance: The Benefits of Administrative Procedures, was published by Routledge in 2018.

    Anna also researches in the field of legal education, and was previously an Assessment and Curriculum Development Fellow at UNSW Law. Her legal education research explores issues in higher education regulation, curriculum design, assessment practices and student well-being.

    Anna holds a PhD from UNSW Law, for which she received a 2015 PhD Excellence Award. She also has a Master of Laws (Research) degree from QUT, and a Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from UNSW. Anna is an Assistant Editor of Transnational Environmental Law, a peer-reviewed journal published by Cambridge University Press. She is a member of QUT Law’s Ecological Justice and Digital Social Contract research groups, and an affiliate member of QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre. She is interested in supervising research projects in the areas of international environmental law, environmental regulation and compliance, digital and data-driven regulation, and public law and automated decision-making.

    Before joining QUT, Anna worked at UNSW Law and the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change.