Teach and Research in Property Law, Native Title, Indigenous Issues and Comparative Indigenous Laws.
Prior to commencing an academic career Associate Professor Margaret Stephenson practised as a solicitor in Property Law in Brisbane. Associate Professor Stephenson currently teaches in the areas of Property Law, Native Title and Comparative Indigenous Legal Issues. Her teaching experience has also ranged over the following areas: Contract Law, International Law and Introduction to Law. Associate Professor Stephenson has developed and taught a number of courses on native title and indigenous rights both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including a postgraduate Comparative Indigenous Masters On-Line course. In 2001 Associate Professor Stephenson was Visiting Professor at Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Associate Professor Stephenson's research interests include real property law, native title and comparative indigenous rights and she has published and delivered conference papers, both nationally and internationally, in these areas. She has compiled and edited three books, Mabo: A Judicial Revolution, Mabo: The Native Title Legislation and Australia Republic or Monarchy, and is a co-author of Land Law.