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Dr Matthew Lister

Associate Professor

Faculty of Law

Accepting PhD Students

Research interests

I am a legal and political philosopher as well as a lawyer who works on normative issues relating to immigration and refugee law, international law, including international economic law and regulation, workplace and employment law, criminal law, and other issues in jurisprudence and political philosophy.


  • Migration Law, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • JD, University of Pennsylvania
  • MA, State University of New York
  • Philosophy and English, BA, Boise State University

Fields of Research

  • Law in context

Statement for HDR students

I am happy to work with HDR students on normative (especially but not only philosophical) and doctrinal work in relation to my areas of research and teaching. 

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