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About Dr Jennifer M Nielsen

Dr Jennifer Nielsen BSc(Monash), LLB(Hons)(Monash), PhD(Melb)
Dr Jennifer Nielsen is a long-term member of the School of Law & Justice's academic team, is the School’s current Director of Research and Research Training by Higher Degrees, and is coordinating the Honours program in the Bachelor of Laws. She was Head of School from 2009-2011, and the School's LLB Course Coordinator from 2005-2007. She has taught a range of units within the undergraduate curriculum, and is an active researcher. She is active in community organisations in the Northern Rivers region in NSW, including the Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre and the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre. In 2001, she was awarded ‘Volunteer of the Year’ by the NSW Law & Justice Foundation for her long-term commitment to improving access to justice in the region, particularly for socially and economically marginalised people. Before joining Southern Cross in 1994, she practised as a solicitor in New South Wales and Victoria, and worked in academic positions with both the Monash Orientation Scheme for Aborigines and the Faculty of Law at Monash University.


Present Associate Professor, Southern Cross University School of Law and Justice



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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3081
Fax: (+61 2) 6622 4167


Journal articles (9)

Books (3)

Book chapters (10)

Conference publications (9)