Marina Nehme is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law. Her teaching philosophy is centered on the motivation of students as she has found that motivated learners have a greater capacity to pursue independent and inquisitive learning which promotes a deeper level of understanding than passive learning and helps develop critical thinking. Marina has received local and national teaching awards including a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.
Her dedication to legal education is also apparent by her various contribution to this area in scholarship and service. She has presented a range of papers on legal education at different forums and conferences. She has also published a number of papers in refereed journals that focus on the motivation of learners and the positive nexus between teaching and research.