Researcher biography

Anthony Cassimatis is a Professor at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. He holds the Degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) from the University of Queensland and Master of Law from the University of Cambridge. In 2004 he was awarded a PhD in law by The University of Queensland. His doctoral thesis, which examined human rights related trade measures under international law, was published by Martinus Nijhoff in 2007. Professor Cassimatis teaches administrative law and public international law. He is the Director of the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at The University of Queensland and is the chairperson of the Australian Red Cross' International Humanitarian Law Committee for Queensland. Professor Cassimatis is the author or co-author of 3 books and numerous articles and book chapters on public international law, administrative law and legal advocacy. He has been academic coordinator of teams representing the Law School in the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition over many years, including teams that have won the Australian regional rounds of the competition (2005, 2012 and 2014) and the Jessup Moot World Championship in Washington DC (2005 and 2014). Professor Cassimatis was a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University in 2007.

Professor Cassimatis' research interests include international law, administrative law and public law generally.

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Trade in Conventional Arms and International Law
The University of Queensland