Daniel P.S. Paul Visiting Professor of Constitutional Law
Rosalind Dixon is a professor of law at the University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law. She earned her B.A. and LL.B. from the University of New South Wales and was an associate to the chief justice of Australia, the Hon. Murray Gleeson AC, before attending Harvard Law School, where she obtained an LL.M and S.J.D.
Dixon’s work focuses on comparative constitutional law and constitutional design, constitutional democracy, theories of constitutional dialogue and amendment, socio-economic rights, and constitutional law and gender. She has been published in leading journals in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia, including the Cornell Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, The International Journal of Constitutional Law, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Osgoode Hall Law Journal, and the Sydney Law Review.
She is co-editor, with Tom Ginsburg, of a leading handbook, Comparative Constitutional Law (Edward Elgar, 2011) and a related volume, Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia (Edward Elgar, 2014), co-editor (with Mark Tushnet and Susan Rose-Ackermann) of the Edward Elgar series on Constitutional and Administrative Law, and editor of the Constitutions of the World series for Hart publishing.
Dixon is a member of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and deputy director of the Herbert Smith Freehills Initiative on Law and Economics. She previously served as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School and has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago, Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School and the National University of Singapore. She was recently elected as co-president of the International Society of Public Law.