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Dr Tom Round
BA(Hons)(Qld), LLB(Qld), PhD(Griff)
Current Appointment: Lecturer
Organisational Unit: School of Law & Justice - Gold Coast

Telephone: 07-5589-3056
Facsimile: 07-5589-3701
Mobile: 0457-310-950
Location: A-320
Campus: Beachside

Brief Biographical Details
Tom Round has degrees in Arts (with first-class honours in Government) and Law from the University of Queensland, and a PhD (in Politics and Public Policy) from Griffith University. He has lectured and tutored in the Schools of Criminology (formerly Justice Administration) and Politics at Griffith University, and of Government at UQ; he also worked in the federal Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (as it then was). Before teaching at SCU, he was a Research Fellow at Griffith's Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice, and Governance (KCELJAG). Tom has co-edited two books, BEYOND THE REPUBLIC: MEETING THE GLOBAL CHALLENGES TO CONSTITUTIONALISM (2000) and ASIA-PACIFIC GOVERNANCE: FROM CRISIS TO REFORM (2003), and published several book chapters and journal articles. He also helped Professor Charles Sampford write RETROSPECTIVITY AND THE RULE OF LAW (Oxford University Press, 2006).

Current Teaching
Session 1 2012
LAW10068 Law & Government Decision-Making
LAW00114 Evidence & Civil Procedure
Session 2 2012
LAW00117 Administrative Law

Current Research & Research Interests
Ouster (privative) clauses constitutional limitations (if any) on Australian parliaments' power to rewrite rules of evidence and court procedure electoral systems institutional mechanisms for protecting minority rights.

Areas of Expertise
Electoral systems

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Last Updated: 05/07/2012 03:11:48 PM