Jane McAdam

Jane McAdam
  • Director
    Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam is Scientia Professor of Law and Director of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is also an Australian Research Council Future Fellow, 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 is co-rapporteur of the International Law Association Committee on International Law and Sea-Level Rise, a member of 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.