About the researcher

Alysia Blackham is an Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. Her research focuses on the intersection of labour law, equality law and public law, with a particular emphasis on the consequences of demographic ageing for labour law.

A/Prof Blackham has previously worked as: the Turpin-Lipstein Fellow and College Lecturer in Law and Director of Studies at Clare College, Cambridge; an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; an employment law solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney; a lecturer at the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales; and Executive Officer to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Services) at the University of Technology, Sydney. A/Prof Blackham holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD in Law from Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge.