Dr Tushar Das

Lecturer, Migration Law
LLB (Hons), LLM, PhD, GradDipLegPrac, GradCertTertEd, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
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Biography

Tushar joined as a Lecturer in the ANU Migration Law Program in July 2013 with nearly two decades of experience of teaching law at tertiary level both in Australia and overseas. Prior to joining the ANU, Tushar taught at the University of Ballarat, University of Western Sydney, University of Dhaka, and University of Chittagong. In 2016-17, Tushar worked as a Visiting Associate Professor at the Hosei University, Tokyo. In addition, earlier Tushar was appointed as a post-doctoral Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan.
Tushar is admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia and currently holds a practising certificate from the NSW Law Society. Tushar has also been a Registered Migration Agent since 2004.

Tushar holds an LLB with Honours (First Class) and an LLM (First Class). He obtained his PhD in 2000 and was a recipient of the Asian Youth Fellowship and later,  a prestigious Monbusho scholarship to complete his doctoral research. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Education). Tushar also received non-award education from the Harvard University, University of Sydney, University of New South Wales and the United Nations University. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Tushar received University of Ballarat's Vice-Chancellors' Award in 2011 for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning and received nomination for Australian Awards for University Teaching in 2012. Also, won a teaching excellence award from the ANU College of Law jointly with a number of colleagues in 2016.

Tushar also has experience of supervising research works by LLB and doctoral students. His research interest includes analysing Australian migration law and policy from global, social and development perspectives.


 

Appointments


Significant research publications


Please note, only a small selection of recent publications and activities are listed below.

Research biography


Research projects & collaborations


Grants

  • Crtical review of legal education in Bangladesh, ANU ($2,700)
  • Internationalisation of Business Law Curriculum, University of Ballarat ($7,000)
  • Access to Justice by South Asian Migrant Women in Australia, University of Ballarat ($2,500)

Consultancies


Books & edited collections


Book chapters


Refereed journal articles


Conference papers & presentations

  • International Students at Partner Providers: An Unintended Experience of Austrlaian Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) conference, Hong Kong Baptist University, 7-10 July, 2014.
  • Legal Education in Bangladesh: Trends and Issues, Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, University of Sydney, 2012.
  • Religious Personal Laws of Bangladesh: Justifiability under Constitutional and International Laws, Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, University of    Western Sydney, Sydney, 2009.
  • Right to Equality between Men and Women in Japan and its Constitution, Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, James Cook University, Cairns, 2008..

Commissioned reports


Government submissions


Committees

External Organisations

  • Member, Human Rights Committee, NSW Law Scoiety (2005)
  • Member, Academic Board, University of Ballarat (2013)
  • Member, Learning and Teaching Commitee, School of Business, University of Ballarat (2012)
  • Member, University Appeals Committee, University of Ballarat (2013)

Internal ANU Committees

  • ANU Representative to Migration Agent Registration Entrance Advisory Committee (MAREAC, 2017)
  • Member, Migration Law Programme Committee, (2016)
  • Member, Migration Assessment Review Commitee (MARC, (2014)

Case notes & book reviews

  • Das, T., 2010. Mohiuddin Farooque, edited and updated by Daud Hassan, International Rivers: Rights of the Riparian States (Dhaka: Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, 2009). Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 20(1), pp.887-889.

Other


PhD supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • Australian migration law and policy
  • Comparative migration law
  • Asian and comparative law
  • Human rights law

I have previously supervised:

  • “An investigation into the influence of culture on Sri Lankan skilled migrants’ choice of employment in Australia”.
  • “Comparative analysis of Domestic Violence Policies and Legislation between Australia (Victoria) and Bangladesh”.

 

SJD supervision


MPhil supervision


LLM Masters thesis supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • Australian migration law and policy
  • Comparative migration law
  • Asian and comparative law
  • Human rights law

 

Honours thesis supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • Australian migration law and policy
  • Comparative migration law
  • Asian and comparative law
  • Human rights law

I have previously supervised:

  • “The Credibility Complex: Redefining Credibility Assessments and Challenging Jurisdictional Error”.

 

Internship supervision


Previous courses

Year Course code Course name
2016 LAWS8167
Class #5320
Australian Migration Law

Philosophy & approach


Past courses

  • LAWS8167 Australian MIgration Law
  • LAWS8168 Australia's Visa System
  • LAWS4269 Migration Law

How my works connects with public policy


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