Professor Anthony Cassimatis


School of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 336 52446


Anthony Cassimatis AM is a Professor at the TC Beirne School of Law, the University of Queensland. Anthony teaches administrative law and public international law. He is the Director of the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at the University of Queensland. He was the chairperson of the Australian Red Cross' International Humanitarian Law Committee for Queensland from 2005-2018 and he remains a member of this committee, which he joined in 1998. Anthony is the author or co-author of 5 books and numerous articles and book chapters on public international law, administrative law and legal advocacy. He is the editor in chief of the Australian International Law Journal. He has been academic supervisor of teams representing the Law School in the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition over many years, including teams that have won the Australian national rounds of the competition (2005, 2012 and 2014) and the Jessup Moot World Championship in Washington DC (2005 and 2014). Anthony was a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University in 2007 and 2018. In 2017, Anthony received a national Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Government. In 2020, Anthony was made a Member of the Order of Australia, General Division, “[f]or significant service to education, to the law, and to the community”. In 2020, he was appointed to the Queensland Parliament's Human Rights Advisory Panel, an appointment that has been extended to 2024. In 2022, Anthony was engaged by Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as a subject matter expert.

Anthony's research interests include international law, administrative law and public law generally.

Research Interests

  • International law
  • Administrative law
  • Public law


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Law, University of Cambridge
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Law, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland


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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision