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Dr Vito Breda

Dr Vito Breda
Name Vito Breda
Pronoun He/Him/His
Position Senior Lecturer (Law)
Section School of Law and Justice
Office Q431
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1288
Extension 1288
Email
Qualifications FHEA HEA , PGCertUniT&L Cardiff , LLM EALT , PhD Edinburgh
Languages French (accredited translator)
German (non accredited translator)
Italian (accredited translator)
Spanish (non accredited translator)
Homepage https://au.linkedin.com/in/vito-breda-5a91b2b
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Dr Vito Breda (Ph.D Edinburgh, LL.M Brussels, LL.B Milan) areas of expertise are jurisprudence and comparative public law. In 2014 -15, Dr Breda was MacCormick Fellow at the Law School of the University of Edinburgh. Previously he was appointed visiting fellow at the Centre for European Studies at the Australian National University. Before joining USQ, Dr Breda lectured at Cardiff Law School.


  • Comparative Law ( 180106 )
  • Human Rights Law ( 180114 )
  • International Trade Law ( 180117 )
  • Comparative Law ( 480302 )
  • International And Comparative Law ( 480300 )
  • European Union Law ( 480304 )

Dr Vito Breda (PhD Edinburgh, LL.M Brussels, and LL.B Milan), Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Southern Queensland School of Law and Professor in Comparative Law (Tier II, 12/E2, National Evaluation 2016, Rome). . Previously, he was a MacCormick Fellow at the Law School of the University of Edinburgh, Visiting Fellow at the Centre for European Studies at the ANU and Lecturer in Law at Cardiff University. He is the sole author of: Constitutional Crises and Regionalism (2023, Edward Elgar Publishing), Constitutional Law and Regionalism (2018, Edward Elgar Publishing), The Objectivity of Judicial Decisions (2017, Peter Lang Publishing).
Both Constitutional Crises and Regionalism and Constitutional Law and Regionalism are part o Constitutional and Administrative Law series, edited by Rosalind Dixon (UNSW), Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale) , and Mark Tushnet (Harvard) .

Breda is also the sole editor of Legal Transplants in East Asia and Oceania (2019, Cambridge University Press) and the co-editor of Diverse Narratives of Legal Objectivity (2016, Peter Lang Publishing).

Supervises Ph.D Students:

Brown L.The Bologna Process and student mobility: the Erasmus program, normative power meets coercion

Fraser E. The Objectivity of Australian Judicial Decisions,

Harris S. Managing Behaviour from Classroom to Courtroom: reducing recidivism within and beyond learning environments, through a comparative analysis of SWPBS in Australia and Scandinavia.


IVR Member of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
FHEA – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)
SLS - Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (UK)
Member of the Australian Law Teachers Association


Fellow at the United Kingdom Higher Education Academy


Amazing Ph.D Students:
Brown L.The Bologna Process and student mobility: the Erasmus program, normative power meets coercion
Fraser E. The Objectivity of Australian Judicial Decisions,
Harris S. Managing Behaviour from Classroom to Courtroom: reducing recidivism within and beyond learning environments, through a comparative analysis of SWPBS in Australia and Scandinavia.

Examined Qualifications
• 2009: Fellow at the UK Higher Education Academy,
• 2007: Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching - Level 6 and 7 - Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.
Teaching Responsibilities by Institutions
SCHOOL OF LAW AND JUSTICE,
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND

Postgraduate Courses:
• Course Leader: EU Law
• Course Leader: Advanced Jurisprudence (Advanced Theories of Law)

Undergraduate
• Course Leader: Theories of Law
• Course Leader: Comparative Law

SCHOOL OF LAW, CARDIFF UNIVERSITY
2005- 2013:
Postgraduate:
• Module leader for European Public Law
Undergraduate
• Course Leader: Jurisprudence,
• Dissertation Supervisor: Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence,
THE LAW SCHOOL, THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH.


Undergraduate
2001- 2004: Tutor in Jurisprudence. The Law School, the University of Edinburgh.


22 Years


  • Comparative Law ( 180106 )
  • Human Rights Law ( 180114 )
  • International Trade Law ( 180117 )
  • Comparative Law ( 480302 )
  • International And Comparative Law ( 480300 )
  • European Union Law ( 480304 )