Scientia Professor Louise Chappell

01/09/1998 Doctoral Degree PhD, Political Science, University of Sydney, Australia

01/03/1990 Bachelor Honours Degree (First Class), Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Political Science, University of New England, Australia

Scientia Professor Louise Chappell is Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney.

A Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2010-14), Louise’s research interests are in the areas of women’s rights; gender, politics and institutions and comparative federalism and public policy. 

Louise is a UNSW Sydney SHARP hire - an initiative identifying established research leaders to drive up the University's research performance and the number of high-quality and highly cited research publications.

Research areas

Women’s rights, gender and politics from a comparative and international perspective, public policy and federalism.

Positions

Editorial Board member: Australian Journal of Political Science; British Journal of Politics and International Relations; Politics, Groups and Interests

Co-director, Feminist Institutionalism International Network (based at Edinburgh University)

Affiliations and Memberships

Australian Political Studies Association

American Political Science Association

British Political Studies Association

Postgraduate Research Supervision

Areas of Supervision

Gender, law and politics; human rights; gender and public policy; comparative federalism.

Current Postgraduate Research Supervision

Josh Gibson, PhD Law, "Effectiveness of State-derived Gender-specific Institutions"

Allison Henry, PhD Law

Anna Hush. "Sexual Assault on Australian University Campus"

Angela Kintominas, Scientia PhD Law, "The Uber-isation of Care? The Gig-economy, Gender, Migration and Care"

Lenka Olejníková, Scientia PhD Social Science, "Conflict Zones and Sexual Violence as Informed by Gender Norms"

Kavitha Suthanthiraraj, PhD Social Science & Policy, "Gender and the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine"

Sophie Yates. PhD Social Sciences. "The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence: A Gender Analysis"

Recent Postgraduate Research Completions

2018. Natalie Galea. "Gender and the Construction Industry" 

2015. Rosemary Grey, PhD Politics & International Relations, "Gender Justice and the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court"

2005. Ladan Rahmani, PhD Politics, University of Sydney, "Transformation or Tokenism?: Assessing Gender Mainstreaming in International Organization: The Case of the United Nations Human Rights Agencies"

Recent media

2018. With Elaine Person. Human rights in 2018 - ten issues that made headlines. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/human-rights-in-2018-ten-issues-that-made-headlines-106534

2018. Expert Analysis: How accurate is Trump's 'cesspool' description for the UNHCR?. SBS The Feed. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/expert-analysis-how-accurate-is-trump-s-cesspool-description-for-the-unhrc

2017. With Carolien van Ham and Lisa Hill. Ten things Australia can do to be a Human Rights Hero. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/ten-things-australia-can-do-to-be-a-human-rights-hero-88238

2016. With Natalie Galea. Construction is the last frontier for women at work. Sydney Morning Herald. http://www.smh.com.au/comment/construction-is-the-last-frontier-for-women-at-work-20161205-gt4par.html

2013. Justice for Women depends on the International Criminal Court. The Conversation (UK) http://theconversation.com/profiles/louise-chappell-105802/articles

2012. With Rosemary Grey. Simone Gbagbo & the International Criminal Court: The unsettling spectre of the female war criminal. IntLawGrrls Blog. http://www.intlawgrrls.com/search/label/Louise%20Chappell

2012. With Andrea Durbach. ICC deserves help in seeking justice for all. The Age. http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/icc-deserves-help-in-seeking-justice-for-all-20120213-1t23x.html

2012. With Rosemary Grey. Tribunal's ruling is real alternative to trial by vigilante. The Sydney Morning Herald. http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/tribunals-ruling-is-real-alternative-to-trial-by-vigilante-20120316-1vaip.html

2011 Coalition has won but women have lost. The Sydney Morning Herald. http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/coalition-has-won-but-women-have-lost-20110330-1cg6u.html

Books

Chappell LA, 2016, The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court, Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations, Oxford University Press

Chappell L; Hill L; Chesterman J, 2009, The Politics of Human Rights in Australia, Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Chappell L; Hill L, 2006, Introduction: The politics of women's interests, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203028216

Chappell L, 2002, Gendering Government: Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada, Original, UBC Press, Vancouver

Journal articles

van Ham C; Chappell L, 2017, 'Democracy and human rights: a tripartite conceptual framework', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 23, pp. 143 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2017.1371927

Durbach A; Chappell L; Williams S, 2017, 'Foreword: special issue on ‘transformative reparations for sexual violence post-conflict: prospects and problems’', International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 21, pp. 1185 - 1192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2017.1366622

Chappell L, 2017, 'The gender injustice cascade: ‘transformative’ reparations for victims of sexual and gender-based crimes in the Lubanga case at the International Criminal Court', International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 21, pp. 1223 - 1242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2017.1360006

Marcus M; Chappell L; Durbach A, 2017, '‘Nothing about us, without us, is for us’: victims and the international criminal justice system', International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 21, pp. 1337 - 1346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2017.1361605

Galea N; Powell A; Loosemore M; Chappell L, 2015, 'Designing robust and revisable policies for gender equality: lessons from the Australian construction industry', Construction Management and Economics, vol. 33, pp. 375 - 389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2015.1042887

Chappell L; Inder B, 2014, 'Advocating for international gender justice', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 16, pp. 655 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2014.959289

Chappell L; Brennan D, 2014, 'Introduction: Gendering the intergovernmental relations Agenda', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 73, pp. 357 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12089

Durbach A; Chappell L, 2014, 'Leaving Behind the Age of Impunity', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 16, pp. 543 - 562, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2014.941251

Chappell L; Durbach A; Odio Benito E, 2014, 'Judge Odio Benito: A view of gender justice from the bench', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 16, pp. 648 - 654, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2014.959290

Chappell LA, 2014, '“New,” “Old,” and “Nested” Institutions and Gender Justice Outcomes: A View from the International Criminal Court', Politics & Gender, vol. 10, pp. 572 - 594, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X14000427

Chappell LA; Durbach A, 2014, 'Introduction: The International Criminal Court – A Site of Gender Justice', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 16, pp. 533 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2014.954368

Waller E; Palmer E; Chappell LA, 2014, 'Strengthening gender justice in the Asia-Pacific through the Rome Statute', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 68, pp. 356 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2014.901295

Chappell LA, 2014, 'Conflicting Institutions and the Search for Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court', Political Research Quarterly, vol. 67, pp. 183 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1065912913507633

Chappell LA; Grey R; Waller E, 2013, 'The Gender Justice Shadow of Complementarity: Lessons from the International Criminal Court’s Preliminary Examinations in Guinea and Colombia', International Journal of Transitional Justice, vol. 7, pp. 455 - 475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijtj/ijt018

Chappell L; Curtin J, 2013, 'Does Federalism Matter? Evaluating State Architecture and Family and Domestic Violence Policy in Australia and New Zealand', Publius - the Journal of Federalism, vol. 43, pp. 24 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/publius/pjs030

Chappell L; Waylen G, 2013, 'Gender and the Hidden Life of Institutions', Public Administration, vol. 91, pp. 599 - 615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.2012.02104.x

Chappell L; Vickers J, 2011, 'Introduction', Politics and Gender, vol. 7, pp. 251 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X11000080

Chappell L; Costello M, 2011, 'Australian Federalism and Domestic Violence Policy Making', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 46, pp. 633 - 650, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2011.623663

Mackay FS; Kenny M; Chappell L, 2010, 'New institutionalism through a gender lens: Towards a feminist institutionalism?', International Political Science Review, vol. 31, pp. 573 - 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0192512110388788

Chappell L, 2010, 'Gender and Judging at the International Criminal Court', Politics and Gender, vol. 6, pp. 484 - 495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X1000022X

Chappell L, 2010, 'Comparative Gender and Institutions: Directions for Research', Perspectives on Politics, vol. 8, pp. 183 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1537592709992751

Chappell L, 2008, 'Book Review: Globalization and Feminist Activism, by Mary Hawkesworth', Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, vol. 29, pp. 581 - 583

Chappell L, 2008, 'Book Review: Feminists theorize the state, by Johanna Kantola', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 11, pp. 286 - 287

Teghtsoonian K; Chappell L, 2008, 'The rise and decline of women's policy machinery in British Columbia and New South Wales: A cautionary tale', International Political Science Review, vol. 29, pp. 29 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0192512107083446

Chappell L, 2006, 'Comparing Political Institutions: Revealing the Gendered "Logic of Appropriateness"', POLITICS & GENDER, vol. 2, pp. 223 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X06211048

Chappell L, 2006, 'Contesting women's rights: Charting the emergence of a transnational conservative counter-network', Global Society, vol. 20, pp. 491 - 520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13600820600929853

Chappell L, 2006, 'Comparing Political Institutions: Revealing the Gendered “Logic of Appropriateness"', Politics and Gender, vol. 2, pp. 223 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X06221044

Chappell L, 2006, 'Book Review: Just Advocacy? Women’s Human Rights, Transnational Feminisms, and the Politics of Representation, By Wendy S. Hesford and Wendy Kozol', Politics and Gender, vol. 2, pp. 531 - 533

Chappell L, 2005, 'Book Review: Gender, Globalization, and Postsocialism: The Czech Republic After Communism, by Jacqui True', Political Science

Chappell L, 2003, 'Women, Gender and International Institutions: Exploring New Opportunities at the International Criminal Court', Policy and Society, vol. 22, pp. 3 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1449-4035(03)70011-3

Chappell LA, 2002, 'The Femocrat Strategy: Expanding the Repertoire of Feminist Activists', Parliamentary Affairs, vol. 55, pp. 85 - 98

Chappell L, 2002, 'The Femocrat Strategy: Expanding the Repertoire of Feminist Activists', Parliamentary Affairs, vol. 55, pp. 85 - 98

Chappell L, 2002, 'Winding back Australian women's rights: Conventions, contradictions and conflicts', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 37, pp. 475 - 488, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1036114021000026364

Chappell L, 2001, 'Federalism and social policy: The case of domestic violence', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 60, pp. 59 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.00198

Chappell L, 2001, 'Federalism and Social Policy: The Case of Domestic Violence', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 60, pp. 36 - 46

Chappell L, 2000, 'Interacting with the state: feminist strategies and political opportunities', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 2, pp. 244 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616740050137456

Chappell L, 1999, 'Book Review: Activism and the Policy Process', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 34, pp. 442 - 442

Chappell L, 1999, 'Book Review: Gender and Citizenship: Politics and Agency in France, Britain and Denmark', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 36, pp. 615 - 616

Book Chapters

Chappell L; Mackay FS, 2017, 'What's in a name? Mapping the terrain of Informal Institutions and Gender and Politics', in Waylen G (ed.), Gender and Informal Institutions, Rowman Littlefield, New York, pp. 23 - 44

Galea NR; Rogan A; Blaxland M; Powell A; Chappell L; Dainty A; Loosemore M, 2017, 'A new approach to studying gender in construction', in Emuze F; Smallwood J (ed.), Valuing People in Construction, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 113 - 129, https://www.routledge.com/Valuing-People-in-Construction/Emuze-Smallwood/p/book/9781138208216

Galea NR; Chappell L, 2017, 'Excavating informal institutional enforcement through ‘rapid’ ethnography: Lessons from the Australian construction industry', in waylen G (ed.), Gender and Informal Institutions

Chappell L, 2016, 'Governing victims’ redress and gender justice at the international criminal court', in , pp. 465 - 488, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316481493.021

Chappell L, 2013, 'The State and Governance', in Waylen G; Weldon L; Celis K; Kantola J (ed.), The Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 603 - 625

Chappell L; Jamieson S, 2012, 'A Bill of Rights', in Smith R; Vromen A; Cook I (ed.), Contemporary Politics in Australia: Theories, Practices and Issues, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 286 - 295, http://www.cambridge.org/aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521137539&ss=fro

Chappell L; Brennan DJ; Rubenstein K, 2012, 'A Gender and Change Perspective on Intergovernmental Relations', in Kildea P; Lynch A; Williams G; George (ed.), Tomorrow's Federation: Reforming Australian Government, edn. Original, Federation Press, Australia, pp. 228 - 245

Chappell L, 2011, 'Working from within: A comparison of feminist intervention in the bureaucracy in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom', in , pp. 67 - 94

Chappell L, 2011, 'Nested Newness and Institutional Innovation: Expanding Gender Justice in the International Criminal Cour', in Krook ML; Mackay F (ed.), Gender, Politics and Institutions: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism, edn. Original, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 163 - 180, http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=398007

Chappell L, 2011, 'The Role of the ICC in Transitional Gender Justice: Capacity and Limitations', in Buckey-Zistel S; Stanley R (ed.), Gender in transitional justice, edn. Original, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 37 - 58, http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=398458

Brennan DJ; Chappell L, 2009, 'Women and Gender', in Rhodes RAW (ed.), The Australian Study of Politics, Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 338 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/978-0-230-29684-8

Chappell L, 2008, 'Women’s Rights and Religious Opposition: The Politics of Gender at the International Criminal Court’', in Abu-Laban Y (ed.), Gendering the Nation State: Canadian Comparative Perspectives, edn. Original, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, pp. 139 - 163

Chappell L, 2008, 'The International Criminal Court: A new arena for transforming gender justice?', in Rai SM; Waylen G (ed.), Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives, edn. Original, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, pp. 160 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230583931_8

Chappell L, 2006, ''Women's interests' as 'women's rights': Developments at the UN criminal tribunals and the international criminal court', in , pp. 217 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203028216

Chappell L, 2006, 'Working from within: women in the NSW bureaucracy', in 'No Fit Place for Women?' Women in NSW Politics, 1856-2006, edn. Original, UNSW Press, Sydney

Chappell L; Brennan DJ, 2006, 'Gender and NSW Politics', in 'No Fit Place for Women?' Women in NSW Politics, 1856-2006, edn. Original, UNSW Press, Sydney

Chappell L, 2006, 'Women’s Interests’ as ‘Women’s Rights’: Developments at the UN criminal tribunals and the International Criminal Court’', in The Politics of Women's Interests: New Comparative Perspectives, edn. Original, Routledge, pp. 1 - 4

Brennan DJ; Chappell L, 2006, 'Inaugural Impressions', in 'No Fit Place for Women?' Women in NSW Politics, 1856-2006, edn. Original, UNSW Press, Sydney

Chappell L, 2004, 'Feminist engagement with federal institutions: opportunities and constraints for women’s multi-level citizenship’', in Laycock D (ed.), Representation and its Discontents, edn. Original, UBC Press, Vancouver, pp. 65 - 89

Chappell L, 2002, 'The Femocrat Strategy: Expanding the Repertoire of Feminist Activists', in Ross K (ed.), Women, Politics and Change, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 85 - 98+i+v, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/parlij/55.1.85

Chappell L, 1995, 'Women’s Policy', in Laffin M; Painter M (ed.), Reform and Reversal: Lessons from the Coalition Government in New South Wales 1988-1995, edn. Original, Macmillan, Melbourne

Reports

Galea N; Powell A; Loosemore M; Chappell L, 2018, Demolishing Gender Structures

Galea N; Rogan ; Powell A; Loosemore M; Chappell L, 2016, Demolishing gender structures, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a637bf84c20

Other

Conference Papers

Powell A; Galea N; Salignac F; Loosemore M; Chappell L, 2018, 'Masculinity and Workplace Wellbeing in the Australian Construction Industry', in Proceeding of the 34th Annual ARCOM Conference, Association of Researches in Construction Management, Queens University, Balfast, Ireland, UK, pp. 321 - 330, presented at 34th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Conference, Queens University, Balfast, Ireland, UK, 03 September 2018 - 05 September 2018

Loosemore M; Powell A; Blaxland M; Galea N; Dainty A; Chappell L, 2015, 'Rapid ethnography in construction gender research', in Proceedings of the 31st Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2015, pp. 1271 - 1280

Galea NR; Chappell L, 2015, 'Challenges and opportunities in informal institution research', in Challenges and opportunities in informal institution research, Gender and Informal Institutions Workshop, Manchester, presented at Gender and Informal Institutions Workshop, Manchester, 10 September 2015 - 11 September 2015

Galea NR; chappell L, 2015, 'Masculine Privilege: the tie that binds', in Masculine Privilege: the tie that binds, American Political Science Association, presented at American Political Science Association, 03 September 2015 - 06 September 2015

Galea NR; Chappell L, 2015, 'The Power of Masculine Privilege: Comparing Male Overrepresentation in the Australian Political and Construction sectors', in The Power of Masculine Privilege: Comparing Male Overrepresentation in the Australian Political and Construction sectors, ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop, Warsaw, presented at ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop, Warsaw, 29 March 2015 - 02 April 2015, http://ecpr.eu/Filestore/PaperProposal/db27f4fd-6ea4-47bc-ab7c-47e851750d69.pdf

Galea N; Powell A; Chappell L; Loosemore M, 2014, 'A New Institutional perspective on gender equity in a large construction company', in West B (ed.), The Australian Sociological Association Conference 2014, The Australian Sociological Association, Adelaide, Australia, presented at TASA Conference 2014, Adelaide, Australia, 24 November 2014 - 27 November 2014, https://www.tasa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Galea_Powell_Chappell_Loosemore.pdf

Galea N; Loosemore M; Powell A; Chappell L, 2014, 'Gender equity in construction professions: a New Institutionalist perspective', in Raiden A; Aboagye E (ed.), Proceedings of the ARCOM 30th Annual Conference, Portsmouth, UK, pp. 1111 - 1119, presented at ARCOM, Portsmouth, UK, 01 September 2014 - 03 September 2014

Conference Presentations

Chappell L; Galea NR, 2016, 'Male overrepresentation compared: a view from the Australian political and construction sectors', presented at Australian Political Studies Association Conference 2016, UNSW, Sydney, 26 September 2016 - 28 September 2016

Galea NR; Powell A; Dainty A; Chappell L; Loosemore M, 2016, 'Are institutional mechanisms responsible for gender equality inertia in the construction industry', presented at 30th AIRAANZ, Sydney, 10 February 2016 - 12 February 2016

Powell A; Chappell L; Galea N; Loosemore M, 2014, 'Understanding gender regimes in the construction industry from a new institutionalist perspective.', presented at SWE14 (The Annual Conference for Women Engineers) + ICWES16 (International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists),, , Los Angeles, United States., 23 October 2014 - 25 October 2014

Chappell LA; Durbach A, 2013, 'Leaving behind the Age of Impunity: victims of gender violence and the promise of reparations', Vol. 16, pp. 543 - 562, presented at Australia New Zealand Society of International Law Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 04 July 2013 - 06 July 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2014.941251

Chappell LA, 2013, 'Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: What's New?', presented at European Consortium for Political Science Conference, Bordeaux, 04 September 2013 - 07 September 2013

Chappell LA, 2013, 'New and Old Gender Rules at the International Criminal Court', presented at American Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, 28 August 2013 - 01 September 2013

Chappell LA, 2013, 'Gender & Judging in the first case before the International Criminal Court', presented at American Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, 28 August 2013 - 01 September 2013

Chappell LA; Grey R, 2013, 'The Gender Justice Shadow of Complementarity', presented at Australia New Zealand Society of International Law, Australian National University, Canberra, 04 July 2013 - 06 July 2013

Chappell LA, 2012, 'Gender Justice and the Complementarity Regime of the International Criminal Court', presented at International Studies Association Human Rights Conference,, Glasgow, 18 June 2012 - 19 June 2012

Chappell LA; Curtin J, 2012, 'Does Federalism Matter? Evaluating State Architecture and Family and Domestic Violence Policy in Australia and New Zealand', presented at International Political Science Association Conference, Madrid, 08 July 2012 - 12 July 2012

Chappell L; Waylen G, 2012, 'Gender and Informal Institutions', presented at Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, USA, 01 April 2012

Chappell L, 2012, 'The Collision Between Gender Bias Norms and Gender Justice Rules in the Lubanga Trial at the International Criminal Court', presented at Intractable Problems and Informal Institutions Workshop, Purdue University, Indiana, USA, 01 April 2012

Chappell L, 2012, 'Gender Justice and the Complementarity Regime of the International Criminal Court', presented at International Studies Association Human Rights Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, 01 June 2012

Chappell L; Curtin J, 2012, 'Does Federalism Matter? Evaluating State Architecture and Family and Domestic Violence Policy in Australia and New Zealand', presented at International Political Science Association Conference, Madrid, Spain, 01 July 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/publius/pjs030

Chappell L; Curtin J, 2011, 'State architectures and gendered policy making in Australia and New Zealand', presented at European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions, St Gallen, Switzerland, 01 April 2011

Chappell L; Brennan DJ; Rubenstein K, 2011, 'Australian Intergovernmental Relations: A Gender and Change Perspective', presented at Research Roundtable, Faculty of Law, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia, 01 March 2011

Chappell L, 2011, 'Forgetting the New: gender justice and the complementarity provisions of the International Criminal Court', presented at American Political Science Association Conference, Seattle, USA, 01 September 2011

Chappell L; Waylen G, 2011, 'Gender and the Inner Life of Institutions', presented at British Political Studies Association Conference, London, UK, 01 April 2011

Chappell L, 2009, 'Newness and the International Criminal Court', presented at European Consortium for Political Science Gender Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 01 January 2009

Chappell L, 2009, 'Implementing the Gender Justice Articles of the International Criminal Court', presented at American Political Science Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, 01 September 2009

Chappell L, 2008, 'Comparing Gender and Institutions Across Time and Place', presented at European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions, Rennes, France, 01 April 2008

Chappell L, 2007, 'Comparative Gender and Institutions: Directions for Research', presented at American Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, USA, -

Chappell L, 2005, 'Gender mainstreaming in International Institutions: developments at the UN ad hoc tribunals and the International Criminal Court', presented at International Studies Association, Hawaii USA, 01 March 2005

Chappell L, 2004, 'Contesting Women’s Rights: The influence of religious forces at UN women’s rights conferences', presented at Australasian Political Studies Association, Adelaide, Australia, 01 September 2004

Chappell L, 2004, 'The Contentious Politics of Women's Human Rights: Religious and Cultural Challenges to Women's Equality in the International Arena', presented at American Political Science Association, Chicago, USA, 01 September 2004

Chappell L, 2003, 'Finding space for women’s interests: developments at the UN ad hoc tribunals and the International Criminal Court', presented at Australasian Political Studies Association Conference, Hobart, Australia, -

Chappell L, 2002, 'Constructing Women’s Rights: Lessons from Australia', presented at Political Studies Association (UK) Proceedings of the Annual Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 01 April 2002

Chappell L, 1999, 'Gender Audit of the Australian Journal of Political Science Volume 1 1999', presented at Australian Political Studies Association Conference Proceedings, Sydney, Australia, 01 September 1999

Recorded / Rendered Creative Works

Galea N; Chappell L, 2016, Women in Construction, ABC Sydney, Published: 07 December 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works

Galea N; Chappell L, 2016, Construction is the last frontier for women at work, The Sydney Morning Herald, Published: 07 December 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works

Theses / Dissertations

Chappell L, 1998, Political opportunity structures and political strategies: a comparison of the Australian and Canadian women's movements

2017, received the Carole Pateman Award from the Australian Political Studies Association for the best book in gender and politics for The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: Legacies and Legitimacy (OUP)

2016, elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

2002, awarded the American Political Science Association’s Victoria Shuck Award for the best book in the field of Women and Politics, for Gendering Government (2002, UBC Press)

gender and state, national and international politics; gender and international relations, International Criminal Court and politics; domestic violence and federalism in Australia.

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