Professor Susan Kneebone is a Professorial Fellow, and Associate, Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne.  Formerly she was Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University, where she researched and taught migration law, refugee law and human trafficking issues.  Professor Kneebone supervises a number of PhD students on migration issues in South East Asia.  Her recent research, funded by ARC grants, focuses on issues around governance of forced migration in South East Asia.  She is currently conducting research on an ARC funded project: ‘Towards Development of a Legal Framework for Regulation of International Marriage Migration’.

Publications/recent projects

  • ‘Australia as a Powerbroker on Refugee Protection in Southeast Asia:  the Relationship with Indonesia’ ((2017) 33(1) Refuge 29-41)
  • ‘Comparative regional protection frameworks for refugees: norms and norm entrepreneurs’ (2016) 20 (2) The International Journal of Human Rights 153-172, this collection which arose from a workshop held at the RLI in November 2013 has been published as Comparative Regional Protection Frameworks for Refugees (Routledge 2017);
  • ‘The Bali Process and Global Refugee Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region’ (2014) 27 (No4) Journal of Refugee Studies 596;
  • ‘ASEAN and the Conceptualisation of Refugee protection’ in Ippolito, F., et al eds., Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective (Ashgate 2014) Chapter 13;
  • Transnational Crime and Human Rights:  Responses to Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion (Routledge 2012) (with Julie Debeljak).