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Professor Pauline Collins

Professor Pauline Collins
Name Pauline Collins
Position Professor (Law)
Section School of Law and Justice
Office T424
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2613
Extension 2613
Email
Qualifications LLB Adelaide , BVisArt USQ , GDipProfComm USQ , LLM Qld , PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Public Law not elsewhere classified ( 480799 )
  • International Humanitarian And Human Rights Law ( 480307 )
  • Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution ( 180123 )
  • Legal Education ( 480409 )
  • Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified ( 189999 )

Research interests
International & Comparative Law
Legal Education
Mediation: ADR
Military Law

Supervisions RHD

Marianne Dickie, Doctorate of Professional Studies Candidate ‘Overcoming the isolation of migration agents through a community of practice approach’ Supervisor 50 %; Supervisor Dr Tony Foley ANU.

Timothy Nugent PhD Candidate ‘Collaborative Law in Australian Commercial Practice’ Principal Supervisor Pauline Collins; Associate Supervisor Prof Anthony Gray.

Wesam Al Shawawreh PhD Candidate ‘Role of Mediation: Comparative Study between Jordan and Australia.’ Principal Supervisor Pauline Collins ; Associate Supervisor Dr.Bakr A. F. F. AL-Serhan.

Christopher Meibusch LLM (Research) ‘Effectiveness of a Legislative Response to Domestic Violence in Smaller Pacific Countries’ University of the South Pacific, Associate Supervisor 40%; Principal Supervisor Prof Eric Colvin. Completed

Professional memberships
National Accredited Mediator
Downs and South Western Queensland Law Association
International Law Association (Australian Branch)
Australasian Law Teachers Association

Industry affiliations
Australian Mediation Association
National Tertiary Education Union
International Peace and Security Interest Group Member
European Research Group on Military and Society Member
International Law Association Member

Currently teaching courses/programs
Law1122 Legal Conflict Resolution/Law5122 Advanced Legal Conflict Resolution
Law8706 International Humanitarian Law

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
25 Years

Administrative responsibilities
USQ 10TH Governance Council Elected Academic Staff Member

Research most recent
Pauline Collins, (2019) The military as a separate society: consequences for discipline in the United States and Australia. Lexington Books, Lanham, Maryland, United States. ISBN 978-1-4985-5704-7

Pauline Collins ‘Where have all the Flowers Gone? The Future for Academics’ in Stewart Riddle, Marcus Harmes, Patrick Danaher (eds), Producing Pleasure in the Contemporary University (Sense 2017) 121-135 .

Marilyn Scott and Pauline Collins (2017) ‘The challenges for collaborative lawyers in providing CP processes’ 31 Australian Journal of Family Law 27.

Pauline Collins, Marilyn Scott ‘The Essential Nature of a Collaborative Practice Group for Successful Collaborative Lawyers’ (2017) 28 Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal 12-18.

Pauline Collins ‘The Value of Respect: What does it mean for an Army? (2017)Journal of Military Ethics 16(1).

Pauline Collins ‘The civil courts’ challenge to military justice and its impact on the civil-military relationship’ in Military Justice in the Modern Age, Alison Duxbury and Matthew Groves (eds) (Cambridge University Press 2016).

Pauline Collins ‘Resistance to the teaching of ADR in the Legal Academy’ (2015) 26 Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal 64.


Research most notable
Pauline Collins, (2019) The military as a separate society: consequences for discipline in the United States and Australia. Lexington Books, Lanham, Maryland, United State

Pauline Collins, Civil-Military 'Legal' Relations: Where to from Here?; The Civilian Courts and the Military in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia (Brill Nijhoff) 2018

Pauline Collins ‘The Interrelation of Military and Civilian Inquiries’ University of NSW Law Journal ) 40(1 (2017) 89-120
Who's Who Queensland 2008


Publications in ePrints

Collins, Pauline and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda (2021) Editorial 18.1. Satisfying Many Masters: Teaching into Professional Degrees in the 21st Century. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 18 (1):1. pp. 1-4. ISSN 1449-9789

Collins, Pauline (2021) Taking an action reflective assessment approach when teaching dispute management. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 18 (1):8. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1449-9789

Collins, Pauline (2020) Private military security companies: addressing accountability – a suggested model for control. In: The politics of international criminal law. Studies in International Criminal Law, 2. Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 279-313. ISBN 978-90-04-37248-1

Collins, Pauline (2019) Learnings regarding the role of ‘place’ in conflict and the communication of conflict. In: The nexus among place, conflict and communication in a globalising world. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Singapore, pp. 255-271. ISBN 978-981-13-5924-8

Collins, Pauline Therese (2019) The Benefits of an action reflective assessment using role-plays in teaching mediation. In: 5th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’19), 26-28 June, 2019, Valencia, Spain.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Public Law not elsewhere classified ( 480799 )
  • International Humanitarian And Human Rights Law ( 480307 )
  • Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution ( 180123 )
  • Legal Education ( 480409 )
  • Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified ( 189999 )