Researcher biography

Russell Hinchy is a senior lecturer at the T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. In addition to co-ordinating the foundations of Australian law course at the Law School, Russell also teaches within the law of torts. He has previously published and taught in the area of company law. Russell is co-author of the text Company Law (Pearson Prentice Hall, Sydney, 2nd ed, 2009). Russell is the author of The Australian Legal System: History, Institutions and Method (Thomson Reuters, Sydney, 2nd ed, 2015). Russell is also the author of Context and Method in Australian Law (Thomson Reuters, Sydney, 2nd ed, 2021).

Russell has previously held a Bar Association of Queensland Practising Certificate and is currently a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the United Kingdom (FHEA), a member of the International Association of Artificial Intelligence and Law (IAAIL), and a member of the Queensland Law Society Personal Injury Specialist Accreditation Committee. In addition to having a particular interest in teaching and learning theory, and curriculum and instructional design theory in the context of first-year legal study, Russell also has a current and particular interest in the developing importance and application of technology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational thinking and reasoning to statutory reasoning, in particular, and to statutory interpretation.