- Paul Kildea
BA (Hons) LLB PhD UNSW
Dr Paul Kildea is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law School and the Director of the Referendums Project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. His primary areas of research are referendums, electoral law and federalism. He is a co-editor of Tomorrow’s Federation: Reforming Australian Government (Federation Press, 2012) and has published in law and political science journals, both within Australia and internationally, including the Public Law Review, the Australian Journal of Political Science and the Election Law Journal. Paul is currently undertaking research into the regulation of referendums and plebiscites, citizen participation in constitutional reform, and federal political culture. Paul holds undergraduate law and history degrees, and a PhD in political science, from UNSW. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Paul worked at the federal Attorney-General’s Department and taught Australian politics at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW.
Areas of expertise
Public law, referendums, federalism, constitutional reform, electoral law, deliberative democracy.
NSW Co-Convenor, Electoral Regulation Research Network; Australian Association of Constitutional Law; Australian Political Studies Association
Australian Research Council Discovery Project 2014-2016: 'Confronting the devolution paradox: constitutional values, federal political culture and governance reform'. Chief Investigators: Prof AJ Brown, Prof R Smith, A/Prof R Hollander, Dr P Kildea, Dr R Levy.
- Principles of Public Law (LAWS1141)
- Principles of Public Law (JURD7141)
- Federal Constitutional Law (LAWS2150)
- The Law of Politics (LAWS3402)
- The Law of Politics (JURD7602)
16 November 2016
10 August 2016
27 June 2016
4 April 2016
7 August 2015
29 June 2015
15 August 2014
22 July 2014
3 December 2012
16 March 2012