Nicholas Aroney is Associate Professor and Reader in Law at the University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law.
He is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law. Aroney is conducting a systematic comparison of the Australian federal system with systems of governance from North and South America, Europe and Asia. This comparison will identify the principles and values underlying the Australian federal system and the Australian Constitution.
Professor Aroney has published widely in the fields of constitutional law, comparative constitutional law and legal theory. He is currently a MacCormick Fellow at Edinburgh University’s Europa Institute and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law in Oxford University.
He is the author of Freedom of Speech in the Constitution(1998), The Constitution of a Federal Commonwealth: The Making and Meaning of the Australian Constitution (2009) andThe Future of Australian Federalism: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2012).