Ms Emma   Dunlop
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Ms Emma Dunlop

  • Master of Studies in Legal Research (M.St), University of Oxford
  • LL.M (International Legal Studies), New York University
  • LL.B (Hons Class I), University of Sydney
  • BA (Hons Class I and University Medal), University of Sydney
Law & Justice
Law School Manager

Emma Dunlop is a Teaching Fellow and PhD candidate at UNSW Sydney, Australia. Her chief research interests are international refugee law, public international law, and administrative law. Previously, Emma worked in the Legal Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris from 2014–2016. She has also worked as a contractor in the International Criminal Court’s Presidency Legal and Enforcement Unit and undertaken a nine-month university traineeship at the International Court of Justice. She was a visiting scholar to the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge in early 2019.


Emma holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours Class I) and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class I and University Medal) from the University of Sydney, an LL.M in International Legal Studies from New York University, where she studied as a Hugo Grotius Scholar, and a Master of Studies in Legal Research from the University of Oxford. 


  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Ms Emma Dunlop
    Dunlop E; McAdam J; Weeks G, 2019, 'A Search for Rights: Judicial and Administrative Responses to Migration and Refugee Cases', in Groves M; Boughey J; Meagher D (ed.), The Legal Protection of Rights in Australia, Hart Publishing,
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Ms Emma Dunlop
    Dunlop E, 2016, '‘Globalization and Sovereignty: Global Threats and International Security’', in Cassese S (ed.), Research Handbook on Global Administrative Law, pp. 458 - 483
  • Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Emma Dunlop
    Dunlop E, 2017, 'The Longest Journey: Law and Practice around Refugee and Migrant Deaths', International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 29, pp. 662 - 667,
    Journal articles | 2015
    Ms Emma Dunlop
    Dunlop E, 2015, 'Book Review, Andrea Bianchi and Anne Peters (eds), Transparency in International Law', Leiden Journal of International Law, pp. 167 - 171
    Journal articles | 2009
    Ms Emma Dunlop
    Dunlop E, 2009, 'Humanity as the A and [Omega] of Sovereignty: Four Replies to Anne Peters', European Journal of International Law, vol. 20, pp. 556 - 560,
  • Other | 2011
    Ms Emma Dunlop
    Dunlop E, 2011, 'Indications of Progress? Assessing the Reliance on Indicators in UNHCR Operations', Research Paper No. 214, UNHCR Policy Development and Evaluation Service