Find a research supervisor
The first step in applying for a Higher Research Degree at La Trobe Law School is to find a supervisor. Our research supervisors and their main fields of expertise are listed below. You will find more information about each supervisor on the relevant staff profile page, and are encouraged to contact the supervisor directly to discuss potential supervision. If your proposed research project does not appear to fit within the listed areas of expertise, please use the Online Enquiry Form and your request will be directed to the School Graduate Research Coordinator for consideration.
Alternative Dispute Resolution; Access to Justice; Conflict Resolution; International Peace Law.
Tobias teaches and researches in private law including property, equity and trusts.
Commercial Law and Taxation
Professor Chen specialises in international and comparative law, international business and trade law, human rights law, globalisation and law, and Chinese law.
Criminal Law and Justice; Human Rights and International Law; International Criminal Law; Procedure and evidence
Human Rights and International Law; Law and Society; International Development Law; Migration and Citizenship; Feminist Legal Theory
Criminal Law and Justice; Human Rights and International Law; Law and Society; Feminist and Critical Legal Theory; Law Reform and Legislative Process
Criminal Law and Justice; Human Rights and International Law; International Criminal Law; Health and Medical Law
Family Law; Law and Society; Law, Gender and Sexuality; Assisted Reproduction; Health Law; Lesbian and gay parenting; single mothering by choice
Dr Patrick Keyzer is Head of the La Trobe Law School and Chair of Law and Public Policy. Criminal Law and Justice; Human Rights and International Law; Public Institutions and Administrative Law; Constitutional Law and Policy; Preventative Detention
Associate Professor Murray is an expert in Australian and international employment law.
Access to Justice; Ethics in Mediation; Clinical Legal Education; Health Justice Partnerships; Legal Professional Responsibility.
Anthony researches and publishes in the areas of labour law and labour market regulation and social security law and policy. Law and Society; Employment Law; Labour Market Regulation; Social Security Law and Policy
Family Law; Law and Society; Legal Parentage and Sexual Reproduction; Legal History
Commercial Law, Consumer Law; Law of Negligence; Water Law and Policy
Dr. Kerstin Steiner is an Associate Professor at the Law School specialising in Southeast Asian legal studies.
Nadia's research interests are in employment law broadly. Nadia is particularly interested in the legal regulation of workplace bullying.
Dr Savitri Taylor is the Director of Research in the School of Law. Her own research interests include Australian and international asylum seeker and refugee law, policy and practice. Human Rights and International Law; International Public Law; Asylum Seeker and Refugee Law; Legal History
Law and Death; Law and Society; Legal Theory; Legal History
Criminal Law and Justice; Law and Society; Jurisprudence; Law Reform and Legislative Process
Banking and Finance Law and Regulation
Commercial Law and Taxation; Competition Policy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Neoliberalism; Citizenship; Indigenous Persons and the Law