Scientia Professor Jane McAdam AO, AO DPhil (Oxf) BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) (Syd) is Scientia Professor of Law and Director of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW Sydney. She is a Fellow of both the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and the Australian Academy of Law. She has held visiting appointments at Oxford and Harvard, and was previously a non-resident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at The Brookings Institution in Washington DC (2012–16). Professor McAdam publishes widely in international refugee law and forced migration, with a particular focus on displacement in the context of climate change and disasters. She serves on multiple international committees and is joint Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Refugee Law, the leading journal in the field. In 2021, she was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) ‘for distinguished service to international refugee law, particularly to climate change and the displacement of people’.
See Professor Jane McAdam AO at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Wednesday, 7 September, 11.00am - 12.00pm AEST | Keynote Panel: Preparing Australia for climate impacts in communities across the Asia Pacific