Congratulations to colleagues, Rebecca Monson and James Stellios, and also Christine Beuerman (University of Tasmania) on their outstanding research and eligibility to graduate from the Doctor of Philosophy degree.
Rebecca Monson’s thesis was entitled, ‘Hu nao save tok? Women, men and land: the negotiation of property and authority in Solomon Islands’. Rebecca’s research was supervised by Daniel Fitzpatrick and Christopher Ballard acted as an adviser.
James Stellios is the first ANU academic to graduate with a staff PhD by publication. This program enables members of staff to submit a thesis by publication on the basis that ‘the person has made a substantial contribution to scholarship…by published work’. James’ thesis was entitled, ‘Divergence and Convergence in the Federal Judicial System’. James was supervised by Peter Cane and his advisers were Fiona Wheeler and Adrienne Stone.
Christine Beuermann’s thesis was entitled, ‘Vicarious liability and non-delegable duties of care: Supporting the legitimate use of authority’. Christine was co-supervised by Jane Stapleton and Peter Cane.