Dr Michelle Foster is an Associate Professor and Director of the International Refugee Law Research Programme in the Institute for International Law and the Humanities at Melbourne Law School. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of public law, international refugee law, and international human rights law.  Michelle has published widely in the field of international refugee law, including her ground-breaking book International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation.  She is the co-author (with James Hathaway) of the second edition of the seminal Law of Refugee Status, to be published in 2014.

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