Scientia Professor of Law
University of New South Wales
Jane McAdam is Scientia Professor of Law and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is also 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. McAdam publishes widely in the areas of international refugee law and human rights law, with a particular focus on the impacts of climate change on displacement, migration and relocation. She heads committees of the International Law Association and the International Association of Refugee Law Judges, sits on the Consultative Committee of the inter-governmental Nansen Initiative on Disaster-Induced Cross-Border Displacement, and is on the Advisory Board of the Asia-Pacific Migration and Environment Network. McAdam is the Global Dignity Country Chair for Australia. She has a first class honours degree in Law and History from the University of Sydney, and a doctorate in international law from the University of Oxford.