Fiona Wheeler

Fiona Wheeler
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Emerita Professor

ANU College of Law

Fiona’s research has explored Australia’s Constitution and the history of the High Court. In a career spanning three decades, she has contributed to the ANU College of Law as Sub-Dean (2000–03), Director of Research (2006–08), Head of School (2009), Deputy Dean (2010–14) and as Chair of the University’s Academic Board (2012–14).

  • Awarded the J.G. Crawford Prize in 2000 for her doctorate on the separation of judicial power under the Australian Constitution.
  • Was an Honorary Harold White Fellow at the National Library of Australia (2009) and a Visitor at the Constitutional Unit, University College London (2015).
  • Delivered a High Court Public Lecture (2011) and the Winterton Memorial Lecture (2014).
  • A Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a member of the Board of Advisers for the Public Law Review.

Fiona Wheeler

BA '87
LLB (Hons) '89
PhD '99
Years at ANU
1985 to 1999

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