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Patty Kamvounias

Patty Kamvounias

BEc LLB LLM GradDipHEd UNSW
Senior Lecturer
patty.kamvounias@sydney.edu.au

Room 530
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Phone: +61 2 9351 6626
Fax: +61 2 9351 7473

Research Expertise

  • Commercial law
  • Competition law
  • Consumer law
  • Legal education

Publications

2015

2
Book Section/s

Kamvounias P 2015 'Students and the Australian Consumer Law' in Higher Education and the Law, ed. Varnham S, Kamvounias, P and Squelch J, The Federation Press, Sydney, Australia, pp. 92-103

Kamvounias P 2015 'Public Sector Ombudsmen and Higher Education' in Higher Education and the Law, ed. Varnham S, Kamvounias, P and Squelch J, The Federation Press, Sydney, Australia, pp. 125-36

3
Edited Book/s

Varnham S, Kamvounias P and Squelch J 2015 'Higher Education and the Law', The Federation Press, Sydney, Australia Link

4
Journal Article/s

Sutton-Brady C, Kamvounias P and Taylor T 2015 'A model of supplier-retailer power asymmetry in the Australian retail industry', Industrial Marketing Management Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Carter S and Kamvounias P 2015 'Legislating for virtuous business conduct: Have we lost sight of the consumer?', 15th International Conference on Consumer Law, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1st July 2015

Kamvounias P 2015 'Assessing the impact of parliamentary ombudsmen on administrative decisions in Australian universities', ENOHE Annual Conference 2015, Innsbruck, Austria, 30th May 2015

2014

5
Conference Paper/s

Sutton-Brady C, Kamvounias P and Taylor T 2014 'The impact of private label brands on buyer-supplier relationships', 30th Annual IMP Conference and Doctoral Colloquium, Bordeaux, France, 6th September 2014

Sutton-Brady C, Kamvounias P and Taylor T 2014 'Supplier-retailer power asymmetry: An Australian perspective', Global Marketing Conference, Singapore, 18th July 2014

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Tannous S, Sutton-Brady C, Kamvounias P and Naude P 2014 'The impact of critical incidents on business networks', Proceedings of the IMP Asia Conference, Bali, Indonesia, 10th December 2014

2013

5
Conference Paper/s

Kamvounias P 2013 'Independent, impartial and free – how do ombudsmen handle complaints about universities?', Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) 22nd Annual Conference – Safe, Successful and Sustainable Education: Is the Law as Sword or a Shield?, Hobart, Australia, 4th October 2013

Kamvounias P 2013 'Peer–to-peer feedback: Learning from giving feedback on assessment', 29th Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Group Conference IMP 2013, Atlanta, United States, 2nd September 2013

Stuhmcke A, Evers M, Varnham S, Kamvounias P and Oliffe B 2013 'The role of the university ombudsman in a changing Australian tertiary sector: maintaining trust, relevance and respect', Student Health and Welfare Forum, Sydney, Australia, 30th July 2013

Kamvounias P 2013 'Consumer protection in higher education: Students and the Australian Consumer Law', 14th International Association of Consumer Law Conference, Sydney, Australia, 4th July 2013

Varnham S, Kamvounias P, Oliffe B, Stuhmcke A and Evers M 2013 'Different country, different hemisphere – same challenges: the student and the Australian university', 10th Annual Conference of the European Network of Ombudsmen in Higher Education – Rising Tuition Costs, Rising Complaints: Alternative Approaches to Dispute Resolution, Oxford, United Kingdom, 13th April 2013

2012

4
Journal Article/s

Kamvounias P 2012 'Resolving student complaints: the role of public sector ombudsmen in Australia', European Network for Ombudsmen in Higher Education News ENOHE, vol.1, pp. 4-7

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Sutton-Brady C and Kamvounias P 2012 'Beer maker takes on supermarket bullies', Proceedings of the 28th Annual Industrial Marketing and Purchasing IMP 2012 Conference, Rome, Italy, 15th September 2012

Kamvounias P 2012 'Group work and peer assessment: what do students want?', Australasian Law Teachers’ Association Annual Conference ALTA 2012 - "Legal Education for a Global Community", Sydney, Australia, 4th July 2012

Kamvounias P 2012 'Public sector ombudsmen and public universities: an analysis of activities across three jurisdictions', International Conference on Law and Society 2012– Sociolegal Conversations Across a Sea of Islands, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 8th June 2012

Kamvounias P 2012 'Peer assessment: Learning from giving feedback', 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 2nd June 2012

2011

5
Conference Paper/s

Kamvounias P 2011 'Student complaints about public universities to parliamentary ombudsmen in Australia: recent trends and future direction', Tertiary Education Management Conference TEMC 2011 – “Riding the Waves”, Gold Coast, Australia, 17th August 2011

Kamvounias P 2011 'Engaging students through assessment', Australasian Law Teachers’ Association Conference ALTA 2011- My Lawyer Rules: Assuring legal and education standards, Brisbane, Australia, 6th July 2011

Kamvounias P 2011 'From public sector ombudsmen to a national student ombudsman: future direction in Australia and elsewhere', 9th Annual European Network for Ombudsmen in Higher Education Conference ENOHE 2011: Higher Education Ombudsmen in Times of Crisis, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain, 29th June 2011

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Carnegie E and Kamvounias P 2011 ''University with training wheels’: A case study of a secondary school’s approach to student learning', 14th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference FYHE 2011: Design for student success, Fremantle, Australia, 1st July 2011

2010

4
Journal Article/s

Jackson J, Fleming H, Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2010 'Student Complaint Handling and Disciplinary Processes in the 21st century Australian University', Education Law Journal, vol.11:2, pp. 108-116

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2010 'Legal Challenges to University Decisions Affecting Students in Australian Courts and Tribunals', Melbourne University Law Review, vol.34:1, pp. 140-180

5
Conference Paper/s

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2010 'More than just customers: what students want from their university: student grievance and discipline matters in Australian universities', Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) NSW/ACT Region Conference, Sydney, Australia, 23rd July 2010

Kamvounias P 2010 'ACCC v ASIC: regulators, rules and reinstatement', Australasian Law Teachers’ Association (ALTA) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 7th July 2010

Carnegie E and Kamvounias P 2010 'Brick By Brick - The Transition From Secondary School To University: Laying Foundations For Higher Learning', Proceedings of the European College Teaching & Learning ETLC Conference 2010, Dublin, Ireland, 10th June 2010

Kamvounias P 2010 'Corporate law hurdles to the ACCC’s enforcement against dead and dying companies: is the outcome worth the effort?', Corporate Law Teachers Association CLTA Annual Conference 2010 - "Educating Lawyers: Better Counsel and Better Managers of the Corporate Legal Framework", Adelaide, Australia, 9th February 2010

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Kamvounias P 2010 'Quality Audits and Student Complaints on Academic Matters', Proceedings of the Australian Quality Forum: Higher Education AuQF 2010 - "Quality in Uncertain Times", Gold Coast, Australia, 2nd July 2010

Kamvounias P 2010 'Comparative Advertising And The Law: Recent Developments In The European Union', Proceedings of the European Applied Business Research Conference EABR 2010, Dublin, Ireland, 10th June 2010

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Varnham S and Kamvounias P 2009 'Unfair, Unlawful or Just Unhappy? Issues Surrounding Complaints of Discrimination made by Students Against their Universities in Australia', International Journal of Law & Education, vol.14:1, pp. 5-21

5
Conference Paper/s

Jackson J, Fleming H, Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2009 'It’s academic: a national ombudsman for Australian university students?', 18th Annual Australian and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2nd October 2009

Kamvounias P 2009 'The importance of being scholarly: the scholarship of teaching and learning in the community of legal scholars', Centenary Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars, Keele University, United Kingdom, 10th September 2009

Kamvounias P and Wyburn M 2009 'Law Students and Legal Academics in Conflict: A Recipe for Disaster or Success?', 64th Annual Conference of the Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) 2009 - "The Doctor as God, The Corporation as Queen: What about the Country?", University of Western Sydney, Australia, 8th July 2009

Kamvounias P 2009 'The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: How research can help solve teaching challenges in the business school', European Applied Business Research Conference EABR and The College Teaching & Learning Conference TLC, Prague, Czech Republic, 11th June 2009

Kamvounias P and Treleaven L 2009 'Assessment, Graduate Attributes and Online Feedback: A Business Faculty Approach', First Year Experience (FYE) Curriculum Design Symposium, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 6th February 2009

10
Report/s

Jackson J, Fleming H, Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2009 'Student Grievances and Discipline Matters Project', Final Report to Australian Learning and Teaching Council

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey AElizabeth and Kamvounias P 2008 'Bridging the implementation gap: a teacher-as-learner approach to teaching and learning policy', Higher Education Research and Development, vol.27:1, pp. 31-41 Link

Kamvounias P, McGrath-Champ S and Yip J 2008 '“Gifts” in mentoring: mentees’ reflections on an academic development program', International Journal for Academic Development, vol.13:1, pp. 17-25 Link

Thompson D, Treleaven L, Kamvounias P, Beem B and Hill E 2008 'Integrating Graduate Attributes with Assessment Criteria in Business Education: Using an Online Assessment System', Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, vol.5:1, pp. 34-48

Kamvounias P and Thompson D 2008 'Assessing graduate attributes in the Business Law curriculum', Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers’ Association, vol.1 Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Jackson J, Fleming H, Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2008 'Student Grievances and Discipline Matters Project: Key Findings from Project Data', It’s Academic – A National Student Ombudsman for Australian Universities? Conference, Byron Bay NSW, Australia, 5th December 2008

Jackson J, Fleming H, Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2008 'University/student grievances and discipline matters: discussion of research project – issues and ideas', Australian and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) 17th Annual Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 10th October 2008

Kamvounias P and Thompson D 2008 'Developing graduate attributes through the Business Law curriculum', 63rd Annual Australasian Law Teachers’ Association (ALTA) Conference, James Cook University, Cairns Qld, Australia, 9th July 2008

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2008 'Unfair, Unlawful, or Just Unhappy? Allegations of discrimination made by students against their universities in Australia', Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, School of Law, United Kingdom, 20th March 2008

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2008 'University teachers and the law: judicial scrutiny of decisions affecting students', Association of Law Teachers 43rd Annual Conference, St Anne’s College, Oxford University, United Kingdom, 18th March 2008

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Kamvounias P, McGrath-Champ S and Yip J 2008 'Mentoring in academic settings: The views of mentees.', Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference AARE 2007, Fremantle, Australia, 1st January 2008-31st December 2008

Dancer D and Kamvounias P 2008 'Predicting success in a first-year unit of study', 11th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference 2008, Hobart, Australia, 2nd July 2008 Link

Kamvounias P, McGrath-Champ S and Yip J 2008 'Reflections on a formal mentoring program', Sixth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Hawaii, United States, 8th January 2008 Link

2007

4
Journal Article/s

Kamvounias P and Kelton J 2007 'LUCY Linking Learning with Leadership', Synergy:25, pp. 11-12

5
Conference Paper/s

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2007 'Student v University – seldom successful and often unbecoming: the accountability of higher education institutions in external tribunals', Education Law Association 53rd Annual Conference, San Diego, United States, 17th November 2007

Kamvounias P 2007 'Learning about teaching through interdisciplinary research and collaboration', The SoTL Commons Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Statesboro, United States, 2nd November 2007

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Kamvounias P, McGrath-Champ S and Yip J 2007 'Mentoring in Academic Settings: The Views of Mentees', Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference AARE 2007, Fremantle, Australia, 29th November 2007 Link

Kamvounias P, Jackson J and Varnham S 2007 'Student complaints and university reactions: identifying and scoping the issues', Australian and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) Annual Conference, Queensland, Australia, 28th September 2007

2006

4
Journal Article/s

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2006 'In-house or in court? Legal challenges to university decisions', Education and the Law, vol.18:1, pp. 1-17

Kamvounias P 2006 'Learning about the law: The use of real world experiences in introductory law courses', International Journal of Learning, vol.12:3, pp. 11-24

Varnham S and Kamvounias P 2006 'The courts and university academic decisions', New Zealand Law Journal, pp. 105-107

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2006 'Getting what they paid for: consumer rights of students in higher education', Griffith Law Review, vol.15:2, pp. 306-322

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Kamvounias P 2006 'A lawyer’s view of quality teaching and learning: determining quality through the courts', International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Singapore, 8th December 2006

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2006 'Keeping them honest: higher education institutions and consumer protection laws', Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) Annual Conference, Hobart, TAS, Australia, 6th October 2006

Kamvounias P, Bailey B and Wyburn M 2006 'Flogging a dead horse? The ACCC, penalties and insolvent respondents', Legal Knowledge: Learning, Communicating and Doing - Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 7th July 2006

2005

4
Journal Article/s

Dancer D and Kamvounias P 2005 'Student involvement in assessment: A project designed to assess class participation fairly and reliably', Assessment and evaluation in Higher Education, vol.30:4, pp. 445-454

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2005 'Doctoral dreams destroyed: Does Griffith University v Tang spell the end of judicial review of Australian University decisions?', Australia and New Zealand Journal of Law and Education, vol.10:1, pp. 5-21

Kamvounias P, Stilwell F, Mladenovic R and Bell A 2005 'Scholarship index success in the Faculty of Economics & Business: Bringing research & teaching together', Synergy:22, pp. 15-18

5
Conference Paper/s

Kamvounias P and Varnham S 2005 'The courts and higher education: Legal challenges to decisions of academic judgement and academic misconduct', Education Law Association (ELA) 51st Annual Conference, Memphis, United States, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

Kamvounias P and Oakeshott J 2005 'Using court visits to develop the skills of business law students', Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Atlanta, United States, 12th November 2005

Harvey AElizabeth and Kamvounias P 2005 'Policy in practice: Managing teaching and learning changes in higher education', 12th International Conference on Learning, Granada, Spain, 14th July 2005

Harvey AElizabeth and Kamvounias P 2005 'Implementing university teaching and learning policies: A view from the coal face', Higher Education in a Changing World - Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 6th July 2005

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Harvey AElizabeth and Kamvounias P 2005 'Constructive Alignment and Coherence in Accounting Curriculum Documents: Graduate Attributes, Learning Goals & Assessments', International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning, Hobart, TAS, Australia, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

Kamvounias P 2005 'Damning decisions on doctoral dreams: Judicial review of university academic decisions', 14th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA), Fremantle, WA, Australia, 30th September 2005

Kamvounias P 2005 'W(h)ither law in non-law schools', Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, 8th July 2005

Varnham S and Kamvounias P 2005 'In-house or in court? Legal challenges to academic decisions', Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, 8th July 2005

2004

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Wyburn M and Kamvounias P 2004 'From photocopying to online communication of copyright material by educational institutions: Is the Copyright Act ready this time around?', Proceedings of Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 24th September 2004

Kamvounias P and Oakeshott J 2004 'Out of the classroom and into the courtroom: Court visits in the non-law degree curriculum', Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia, 11th July 2004

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Dancer D and Kamvounias P 2004 'Gender Differences in a First-Year Unit of Study at University:An Australian Study', Sydney University, School of Economics and Political Science

2002

5
Conference Paper/s

Kamvounias P, Barrie S and Crowe C 2002 'Establishing a mentoring network for academic staff', Effective Teaching and Learning Conference, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 13th November 2002

Kamvounias P and Da Silva Rosa R 2002 'The share market impact of ACCC activities with respect to mergers and acquisitions', Australasian Law Teachers' Association Annual Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, 2nd October 2002

Kamvounias P, Barrie S and Crowe C 2002 'Using groups in teaching and learning', Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA) Annual Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, 10th July 2002

1999

4
Journal Article/s

Kamvounias P 1999 'Health sector liability under the Trade Practices Act', Australian Health Review, vol.22:1, pp. 81-96

Kamvounias P 1999 'Students as customers and higher education as industry: A review of the literature and the legal implications', Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, vol.3:1, pp. 28-36