Ms Jayne   O'Connor
Casual Academic

Ms Jayne O'Connor

  • BA Anthropology, magna cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2013
  • JD, cum laude, University at Buffalo School of Law, 2017
  • Bar admission, New York State 4th Dept, 2018
Law & Justice
Law School Manager

Jayne is a Teaching Fellow in the Law Faculty and is completing her PhD under the supervision of Dr Jill Hunter. Her thesis research is focused on sexual violence against Indigenous Australian women, social media activism, and access to justice in the age of #MeToo. She completed a Juris Doctor in 2017, and is admitted to practice law in New York State.

HDR Room 382 Law Faculty


    • Paper presentation at "Access to New Rights During and After the Pandemic of COVID- 19", Law & Society Association Annual Conference, Virtual Meeting
    • Paper presentation at "Cutting Edge Issues on Gender Discrimination in the Era of #MeToo", Law & Society Association Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, CA


Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme recipient



  • Legal Research & Writing, Phase II
  • The Criminal Trial, T3 2020