Research Fellow

Dr Kate Purcell

Law & Justice
School of Global & Public Law

Dr Kate Purcell is a Research Fellow in the Law of the Sea. She holds a PhD in Law from the University of Cambridge (Yorke Prize), a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford (Distinction), and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of NSW (First Class Honours, University Medal). Her recent publications include a monograph on Geographical Change and the Law of the Sea, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2019.

  • Books | 2019
    Purcell K, 2019, Geographical Change and the Law of the Sea, Oxford University Press
  • Book Chapters | 2012
    Purcell KC, 2012, 'Maritime Jurisdiction in a Changing Climate', in Gerrard M; Kuh KF (ed.), The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change, Amer Bar Assn, pp. 729
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Purcell K, 2020, 'On the uses and advantages of genealogy for international law', LEIDEN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, vol. 33, pp. 13 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0922156519000578
    Journal articles | 2015
    McAdam J; Chia J; Purcell K, 2015, 'Asylum in Australia: ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’ and International Law', Australian Year Book of International Law, vol. 32, pp. 33 - 64
    Journal articles | 2012
    Purcell K, 2012, 'A Search for Sovereignty: Law and Geography in the European Empires, 1400-1900. By LAUREN BENTON', British Yearbook of International Law, vol. 82, pp. 495 - 500, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bybil/brs014
    Journal articles | 2011
    Purcell K, 2011, 'David Weissbrodt: The Human Rights of Non-Citizens, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2008', German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 53, pp. 1035 - 1035, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv1q6b17m.49
    Journal articles | 2010
    Pobjoy J; Purcell K, 2010, 'Refugee processing freeze: Unlawful and practically unsound', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 35, pp. 60 - 61
    Journal articles | 2008
    McAdam J; Purcell K, 2008, 'Refugee Protection in the Howard Years', Australian Yearbook on International Law, vol. 27, pp. 87 - 114
  • Reports | 2014
    McAdam J; Foster M; Chia J; Gleeson M; Purcell K; Wadley D, 2014, Submission No 15 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014, https://www.kaldorcentre.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/Final%20legacy%20caseload%20sub%2031%2010%2014%20SENT.pdf
    Reports | 2014
    McAdam J; Chia J; Purcell K, 2014, Submission No 1 to the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into the Breach of Indonesian Territorial Waters, Australia
    Reports | 2011
    Cambridge Pro Bono Committee ; Purcell K, 2011, Equality for All: Submission on Australia’s Proposed Reform of Anti-discrimination Legislation
    Reports | 2009
    Purcell K, 2009, Oxford Pro Bono Publico Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation Committee