- Daniel Joyce
BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) (ANU); LLM, PhD (Cambridge)
Dr Daniel Joyce is a Lecturer at UNSW Law. His main research and teaching areas are international law and media law. He also continues to research and publish in human rights and international legal theory. He is especially interested in the connections between media and human rights and in the digital rights movement. He is working on a longer term project with Dr Jessie Hohmann of Queen Mary, London on 'International Law's Objects'.
Daniel has an LLM and a PhD in Law from the University of Cambridge. He was the Whewell Scholar in international law and a Senior Rouse Ball Student at Trinity College, Cambridge. He also spent a year as a Visiting Research Fellow at Columbia Law School. Daniel then undertook postdoctoral research as the Erik Castrén Fellow in international law and human rights at the University of Helsinki, where he remains an Affiliated Research Fellow.
Daniel was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge in 2013. Daniel is a Laureate of the Junior Faculty Forum for International Law in 2014. He has recent publications in the European Journal of International Law, the London Review of International Law and the Melbourne Journal of International Law. He is working on a book project developing his doctoral work on 'International Law and the Media'. He is a co-author, with David Rolph, Matt Vitins and Judith Bannister, of Media Law: Cases, Materials and Commentary, Second Edition (OUP, 2015).
Daniel is admitted and practises as a barrister in New South Wales. He has a particular interest in free speech and public interest litigation. Prior to his academic career Daniel worked in criminal law as a solicitor with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in NSW. He has also volunteered with a range of human rights NGOs.
Areas of expertise
Media Law; International Law; Human Rights; International Legal Theory; Law and Humanities
Affiliated Research Fellow, Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki
Project Director, Digital Media and Human Rights Project, Australian Human Rights Centre
Editor-in-Chief, Human Rights Defender
Co-Editor, UNSW Law Research Series
Member of the Academic Review Board, Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law
Member, ESIL and ANZSIL (currently co-ordinating the ANZSIL postgraduate workshop)
Member, UNSW Media Research Network
Co-supervisor with Dr Kath Albury - Zahra Stardust, "Queer, feminist and independent pornography in Australia: Law, Sexuality, Regulation" (FASS, UNSW)
Supervisor with Dr Greg Weeks and Professor George Williams - Jason Donnelly, "Reshaping Separation of Powers in Australia - the Non-Justiciable Nature of the National Interest" (UNSW Law)
I welcome research proposals in the areas of: media law; international law; human rights and international legal theory.
Early Career Research Support Scheme, UNSW Law, 2011
Workshop Funding Support, UNSW Law, 2015-16
- Media Law: General Principles (LAWS3221)
- Media Law: General Principles (JURD7421)
- Defamation and the Media (LAWS8014)
- Defamation and the Media (JURD7514)
- Media and Human Rights (LAWS8162)
- Media and Human Rights (JURD7462)
- Law in the Global Context (LAWS2270)
- Law in the Global Context (JURD7270)