Ms Tamara Wood

Ms Tamara Wood

Senior Research Fellow

LLB (Hons I) (Melbourne)
Grad Dip Ed (Melbourne)
BA (Melbourne)

Law & Justice
A&R Kaldor Ctr Int Refugee Law

Dr Tamara Wood is a Senior Research Fellow at the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and a former PhD graduate and Nettheim Doctoral Teaching Fellow at UNSW Law. She is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Platform on Disaster Displacement, Climate Mobility Africa Research Network (CMARN) Steering Group, and International Journal of Refugee Law Case Law Editorial Team. She is also a Research Affiliate at the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London, and an Adjunct Senior Researcher in Law at the University of Tasmania.

Dr Wood researches in the fields of international refugee law, regional refugee law (with a focus on Africa), free movement agreements, complementary pathways to protection, and displacement in the context of natural hazards, disasters and climate change. She has published widely on refugee protection and forced migration, including in leading international law journals such as the International and Comparative Law Quarterly and the International Journal of Refugee Law. She has acted as a consultant to UNHCR, IOM, Platform on Disaster Displacement, Nansen Initiative on Disaster-Induced Cross-Border Displacement, Institute for Security Studies Africa and the World Bank. She lectures in international refugee law, regional refugee protection and Australian public law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.