Industry Teaching and Academic Awards Recipients
Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards
The Academic of the Year Award recognises the academic who is most effectively shaping legal undergraduate and JD students, instilling a passion for the law, professional excellence and expertise.
Associate Professor Nolan’s research focuses on the intersection of business and human rights, particularly, corporate responsibility for human rights and modern slavery. Her book, co-authored with Martjin Boersma from UTS, Addressing Modern Slavery examines how consumers, business and government are both part of the problem and the solution in curbing modern slavery in global supply chains.
Faculty of Law Dean, Professor George Williams said the award is recognition of Justine's dedication to teaching and the UNSW Law community.
“This is a richly deserved acknowledgement of Justine’s influence and impact in her 15 years of teaching at UNSW. Her expertise in the areas of business and human rights are recognised around the globe. Her contributions to the sector through thought leadership, research and enquiry have continued to improve learning and teaching for the benefit of today’s students. Her courses are life changing for many of our students."
2018 Academic of the Year Award: Professor Rosalind Dixon
2017 Academic of the Tear Award: Professor Michael Legg