About Azadeh Dastyari

Azadeh's main areas of research are international and domestic laws relating to the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees. She is particularly interested in the interception of people seeking protection at sea; offshore and extraterritorial processing; and immigration detention. Her latest book, United States Migrant Interdiction and the Detention of Refugees in Guantánamo Bay (Cambridge University Press, 2015), examines the operation and legal implications of the United States’ Migrant Interdiction Program on the high seas and in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Azadeh has been a recipient of the WG Walker Fulbright Scholarship, presented to the highest ranked postgraduate Fulbright scholar in Australia, and the Lionel Murphy Scholarship. She has been a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School, a visiting scholar at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University and a visiting fellow at the European University Institute.
Azadeh is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and an Associate of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.

Positions

Present Visiting Fellow, European University Institute, Monash University
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Present Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University, Monash University
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Present Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School, Monash University
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Present Member of the Faculty of Law, Monash University, Monash University
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Present Associate of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University
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Disciplines

None

Research Interests

Refugee Law, International Human Rights Law, Law of the Sea, and Immigration Law

Contact Information

PO Box 12
Faculty of Law
Monash University
VIC Australia 3168

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Books (2)

Contributions to Books (3)

Journal Articles (7)

Submissions and Reports (9)