Rosalind Dixon has joined the University of NSW law school as one of the youngest law professors to accept this type of role at the university. Prior to taking up her new role, Dixon served as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago law school. She earned her BA and LLB from the UNSW, and was an associate to the chief justice of Australia, Murray Gleeson, before attending Harvard Law School, where she obtained an LLM and SJD. Her work focuses on comparative constitutional law and constitutional design, theories of constitutional dialogue and amendment, socio-economic rights and constitutional law and gender, and has been published in leading journals in Canada, the US, the UK and Australia. She is also co-editor, with Tom Ginsburg, of a leading handbook, Comparative Constitutional Law, and is currently editing a related volume on Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia.
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