Associate Professor
Barbara Hocking

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Personal details


Avian Influenza and Access to Medicines, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Indigenous human rights - comparative, Law , Genetics and Biology, Law and Mental Health, Reparations, Tort Law


Law, Criminology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland)
  • Master of Laws (University of London)
  • Diploma in Graduate Legal Studies (Stockholms Universitet)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Monash University)

Professional memberships and associations

Past memberships


Over the past fifteen years at QUT School of Justice, at undergraduate level, Barbara has taught a variety of units, including forensic scientific evidence, which is offered to both Justice and Science students. While at University of Tasmania Faculty of Law, Barbara taught human rights and constitutional law. Her major postgraduate course is Law, Justice and New Genetic Technologies. From 2011, Barbara will offer a new undergraduate unit in the School of Justice to be titled Environmental Criminology.
Newly Edited Book

  • The Nexus of Law and Biology (2009)

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

To find publications by Barbara, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.



Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)