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Rosalind Dixon

Professor Rosalind Dixon is one of the leading comparative constitutional scholars of her generation.

Rosalind Dixon has been described as “the leading comparative constitutional scholar of her generation” worldwide.

Her research focuses on comparative constitutional law and constitutional design, theories of constitutional dialogue and amendment, socio-economic rights and constitutional law and gender.

As Professor of Law at UNSW, Dixon’s current focus is on fragile democracies, or the threat posed by democratic backsliding, and what law and legal institutions may be able to do about it.

Dixon is a member of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and deputy director of the Herbert Smith Freehills Initiative on Law and Economics.

We asked Rosalind Dixon:

"What keeps you up at night?"