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Alison Pert

Dr Alison Pert lectures in International Law and the Use of Armed Force at the University of Sydney. She also teaches public international law at post-graduate and undergraduate level, and previously lectured in international trade law at the ANU.

Dr Pert holds a PhD from the University of Sydney and an LLM from University College, London. She is admitted to practice in England and Wales, Papua New Guinea, the ACT, New South Wales, and the High Court of Australia.

Her doctoral thesis was on Australia’s record as a good international citizen, examined from a primarily international law perspective, from Federation through to the Howard government. She has since written on the good international citizenship of the Rudd government, in an article in the forthcoming volume of the Australian Yearbook of International Law.

Recently she has published opinion pieces in The Australian on Libya and Syria, and has made several television appearances commenting on the Assange affair.
Australia on the Security Council: a chance to show some good international citizenship?
November 2012 Feature - 21/11/2012 - 26 comments
In Syria, the rock of R2P meets the hard place of state sovereignty
International - 10/08/2012 - 5 comments
Arming the Libyan rebels: tempting but illegal
International - 18/04/2011 - 28 comments

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