About Professor Helen Irving
Helen's research interests include Federal Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Comparative Constitutionalism, and Gender and Constitution-Making.
Helen Irving was appointed to the Faculty of Law in 2001 and is the Director of the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence. She is currently Pro-Dean (Staff Development). In 2005-2006 she held the Harvard Chair of Australian Studies as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School.
She has been the historical consultant for a number of television and radio documentaries, including as New South Wales Historical Consultant for the National Archives of Australia website 'Documenting a Democracy': http://www.foundingdocs.gov.au/, and Historical Consultant for Film Australia's documentary 'Federation' 1999. She has served as historical and constitutional advisor to many public and governmental bodies, as well as Justices of the High Court of Australia. She is a frequent newspaper opinion writer and media commentator.
In 2003 she received the Centenary Medal for services to the Centenary of Federation.
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