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Professor Julie-Anne Tarr

QUT Business School,
Accountancy

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Name
Professor Julie-Anne Tarr
Position(s)
Professor
QUT Business School,
Accountancy
Discipline *
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Phone
+61 7 3138 2880
Fax
+61 7 3138 1812
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Arts (University of Wisconsin System, Madison)

Professional memberships
and associations

Juris Doctorate (Cornell), LLM (Monash)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Professor Tarr has diverse background in:

  • commercial and business law
  • corporate administration
  • not-for-profit change management.
She has previously held senior appointments in:
  • the United States (Indiana)
  • Australia (where she has taught at Monash, Bond and University of Queensland)
  • the University of the South Pacific. 
In addition, she has served as the General Manager, CEO or Director of a range of organisations including:
  • Queensland Institute of Medical Research
  • Indiana University’s International Programs Office
  • USP Solutions (the private commercial arm of the University of the South Pacific)
  • Litigation Reform Commission (Qld).

Professor Tarr has authored six books and a range of articles in the insurance, risk management and commercial practices areas; held a number of Board appointments; and worked extensively as a consultant in the private commercial sector.  

Research interests

Contract and commercial law including:

  • insurance law
  • intellectual property
  • joint venture structure and complex legal issues in commercial arrangements
  • biotechnology and medical research
  • legal philosophy, comparative law and history.
This information has been contributed by Professor Julie-Anne Tarr.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.