Professor Jane McAdam is Scientia Professor of Law and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. She is also the Director of the International Refugee and Migration Law project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and the convenor of the Faculty’s Refugee Law and Policy Group. She is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, and a Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre.
Jane publishes widely in the area of international refugee law, in particular on complementary protection and climate change-related displacement and migration. She has undertaken consultancies on forced migration issues for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and various governments. In 2013 she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.