Michael Head

Michael Head

Dr Michael Head is a Professor of Law at the University of Western Sydney, having previously taught law at LaTrobe, Adelaide and ANU. He holds a Masters degree in law from New York's Columbia University, and became UWS's first PhD graduate in law in 2004.

Professor Head is the author of numbers of legal works, including Administrative Law: Context and Critique (3rd ed, The Federation Press, 2012), Crimes Against the State: From Treason to Terrorism (Ashgate, 2011), Calling Out the Troops (The Federation Press, 2009), co-author, with Dr Scott Mann, of Law in Perspective: Ethics, Society and Critical Thinking (2nd ed, UNSW Press, 2008) and Evgeny Pashukanis: A Critical Re-appraisal (Routledge-Cavendish, 2007).

His teaching and research interests lie in Jurisprudence, Administrative Law, Refugee and Immigration Law and Law Foundation (Law and Society). He publishes articles regularly in the fields of socialist legal theory and civil liberties.