Associate Professor Ann Black

Associate Professor

School of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
a.black@law.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52243

Overview

Associate Professor Ann Black researches in the field of comparative law and legal pluralism, with particular interest in the law and legal cultures of Asia and in Islamic law. She teaches two comparative law courses in the undergraduate program - Asian Legal Systems and Introduction to Islamic law - as well as in the substantive fields of criminal law and legal method. Associate Professor Black also teaches into and co-ordinates courses in the School's Master's program. She is a co-author with Gary Bell, of Law and Legal Institutions of Asia: Traditions, adaptations and innovations (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Modern Perspectives on Islamic Law, with Hossein Esmaeili and Nadirsyah Hosen, (Edward Elgar, 2013).

Associate Professor Black was the Deputy Director, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law; Director, Post-Graduate Course Programs and the School's advisor to International students.

Research Interests

  • Asian law
  • Criminal law
  • Law & religion

Qualifications

  • SJD, Bond University
  • Master of Laws, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Social Work, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

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Available Projects

  • Potential topics could include:

    • Adultery law in the Philippines, Cambodia or Taiwan
    • Corruption in Southeast Asia
    • Religious freedom in Asian countries
    • Minority rights in a particular Asian nation

    For further information contact Associate Professor Anne Black, e: a.black@law.uq.edu.au

  • Potential topics could include:

    • Islamic family law reform
    • Family law for Muslims in secular Western nations
    • Islamic law of inheritance
    • Constitutional law in particular Muslim nations
    • The role of law in the process of Islamisation in a particular Muslim nation or region

    For further information contact Associate Professor Anne Black, e: a.black@law.uq.edu.au

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Publications

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • Potential topics could include:

    • Adultery law in the Philippines, Cambodia or Taiwan
    • Corruption in Southeast Asia
    • Religious freedom in Asian countries
    • Minority rights in a particular Asian nation

    For further information contact Associate Professor Anne Black, e: a.black@law.uq.edu.au

  • Potential topics could include:

    • Islamic family law reform
    • Family law for Muslims in secular Western nations
    • Islamic law of inheritance
    • Constitutional law in particular Muslim nations
    • The role of law in the process of Islamisation in a particular Muslim nation or region

    For further information contact Associate Professor Anne Black, e: a.black@law.uq.edu.au