LLB(Hons1) (Adelaide), BCom(CorpFin) (Adelaide), MHumRightsLaw (Melbourne)

PhD Candidate

Trang commenced his PhD candidature at UNSW Law in 2018. His thesis is on employing the reading of science fiction as a means of thinking critically about the human subject presumed by human rights law.

Previously, Trang has worked as a sessional tutor in Administrative Law (University of Adelaide). He has also practiced in government and administrative law (South Australian Crown Solicitor’s Office), in complex commercial and insolvency litigation (Lipman Karas), and as an Associate to the Honourable Justice Parker (South Australian Supreme Court; South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal).

Areas of research

Human rights law and theory, Interdisciplinary approaches to human rights, Critical legal studies


Ben Golder, Fleur Johns

Publications and presentations

Peer-reviewed Articles:
‘The Basis of the “Basis Rule”: The Role of the Basis Rule in the Admissibility of Expert Opinion’ (2015) 43(2) Federal Law Review 313-337 (with David Caruso)

Conference Papers:
‘From Resistance to Abstention: The Right to Conscientious Objection to Military Service as an Ineffectual Stand-in for the Right to Peace’, presented at 5th Annual Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law: International Peace & Security Interest Group Workshop, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 31 May 2019