Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Academic, Lawyer, Legal academic and Legal practitioner
Kim Rubenstein (pronounced Ruben-steen), a leading legal academic, practitioner and professor at the Australian National University, is a Professor in the ANU College of Law and a Public Policy Fellow at the Australian National University. She was the Director of the Centre for International and Public Law at the Australian National University, from 2006 until the end of 2015. In addition she was the inaugural Convenor (2011-2012) of the ANU Gender Institute. She is Australia's citizenship law expert and was one of the early instigators of feminist scholarly approaches to Australian constitutional law.
Read more about Kim Rubenstein in our sister publication The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia.
Sources used to compile this entry: Kerwin, Hollie and Rubenstein, Kim, 'Law', in The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Judith Smart and Shurlee Swain (eds), Australian Women's Archives Project, 2014, http://www.womenaustralia.info/leaders/biogs/WLE0624b.htm; Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds), 'Rubenstein, Kim', The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2 May 2014, http://www.womenaustralia.info/leaders/biogs/WLE0613b.htm.
Prepared by Patricia Grimshaw
Created: 23 April 2014, Last modified: 15 November 2016