Associate Professor Margaret Stephenson

Associate Professor

School of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
m.stephenson@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58518

Overview

Teach and Research in Property Law, Native Title, Indigenous Issues and Comparative Indigenous Laws.

Prior to commencing an academic career Margaret Stephenson practised as a solicitor in Property Law in Brisbane. Margaret currently teaches in the areas of Property Law, Native Title and Indigenous Legal Issues. Her teaching experience has also ranged over the following areas: Contract Law, International Law and Introduction to Law. Margaret has developed and taught a number of courses on native title both at ndergraduate and postgraduate level, including a postgraduate Comparative Indigenous Masters on Line course. In 2001 Margaret Stephenson was Visiting Professor at Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA . She has delivered guest lectures in a number of courses at Universities in Europe and North America. Margaret's research interests include real property law, native title and indigenous customary law and she has published and delivered conference papers in these areas. She has complied and edited three books, Mabo: A Judicial Revolution, Mabo: The Native Title Legislation, Australia Republic or Monarchy?

Qualifications

  • Master of Laws, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Laws, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Stephenson, Margaret Anne (2011). Sami lands and Indigenous Australian lands: Some comparative perspectives. In Günter Minnerup and Pia Solberg (Ed.), First world, first nations: Internal colonialism and indigenous self-determination in Northern Europe and Australia (pp. 168-197) Brighton, United Kingdom: Sussex Academic Press.

  • Stephenson, Margaret (2010). You can't always get what you want: Economic development on Indigenous individual and collective titles in North America: What lessons for Australia?. In Lee Godden and Maureen Tehan (Ed.), Comparative perspectives on communal lands and individual ownership: Sustainable futures (pp. 101-144) Abingdon, U.K.; New York, U.S.A.: Routledge.

  • Margaret Stephenson (2009). Property Law. In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian Commercial Law 27th ed. (pp. 415-448) Sydney, Australia.: Lawbook Co..

  • Stephenson, Margaret A. (2009). Property law. In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian commercial law 27th ed. (pp. 415-448) Pyrmont, N. S. W., Australia: Lawbook Company.

  • BA Hocking and M Stephenson (2008). Why the persistent absence of a foundational principle? Indigenous Australians, proprietary and family reparations. In Frederico Lenzerini (Ed.), Reparation for Indigenous peoples: International and comparative perspectives (pp. 477-522) Oxford, U.K.: New York, U.S.A: Oxford University Press.

  • Stephenson, M. A. (2007). Individual title v collective title in Australia: Reflections on the North American and New Zealand experiences of Indigenous title to land. In Cooke, E. (Ed.), Modern Studies in Property Law (pp. 295-328) Oxford, United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.

  • Stephenson, M.A. (2006). Property law. In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian commercial law 26th ed. (pp. 398-429) Sydney, Australia: Thomson Lawbook Company.

  • Stephenson, Margaret (2005). Property law. In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian commercial law 25th ed. (pp. 477-512) Pyrmont, N. S. W., Australia: Law Book Company.

  • Stephenson, M.A. (2005). Property law (incorporating Native Title). In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian commercial law 25th ed. (pp. 477-512) Pyrmont, Australia: Lawbook Co..

  • Stephenson, Margaret A. (2003). Property law. In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian commercial law 24th ed. (pp. 513-555) Sydney, Australia: Lawbook Co.

  • Stephenson, Margaret A. (2003). Property law. In Clive Turner (Ed.), Australian commercial law (pp. 513-555) Sydney, NSW, Australia: Lawbook Company.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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