Personal details

Name
Mr James Duffy
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law,
Law School
Discipline *
Other Law and Legal Studies, Law
Phone
+61 7 3138 4446
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

LLM (QUT) (Queensland University of Technology), BCom/LLB(Hons) (University of Queensland)

Keywords

Psychology and Law, Positive Psychology and law, Alternative Dispute Resolution

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

Biography

Background
James Duffy studied Commerce and Law at the University of Queensland, completing his studies in 2004. In 2005 James worked as an Associate to His Honour Judge Michael Shanahan DCJ and in 2006 worked as an Associate to His Honour Justice Glen Williams JA AO.

After working briefly in private practice, James commenced sessional teaching at both The University of Queensland Business School (Accounting & Corporate Finance) and the QUT School of Law.

James joined the QUT Faculty of Law as an Associate Lecturer in 2009 and completed his Masters of Law in 2011 and a Graduate Diploma of Psychology in 2017.  He was made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2018.

Research Interests

  • Psychology and the Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Non-Adversarial Justice
  • Quantitative empirical research
This information has been contributed by Mr James Duffy.

Teaching

Units Currently Taught

  • LLB103 Dispute Resolution
  • LLB106 Criminal Law
  • LLB107 Statutory Interpretation
  • PYB110 Psychological Research Methods

Teaching Awards

National

  • 2018 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) Citation
  • 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards Academic of the Year (finalist)
  • 2013 LexisNexis ALTA National Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law

Institutional

  • 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence David Gardiner Teacher of the Year
  • 2017 Vice-Chancellors Awards for Excellence Nominee
  • 2016 Vice-Chancellors Awards for Excellence Nominee

Faculty

  • 2019 Tutor of the Year Nominee (School of Psychology)
  • 2018 Tutor of the Year Nominee (School of Psychology)
  • 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award
  • 2012 Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award
  • 2011 Faculty of Law Teaching and Learning Award
  • 2010 Faculty of Law Teaching and Learning Award
  • 2008 Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award
This information has been contributed by Mr James Duffy.

Publications

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

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2019
Details
David Gardiner Teacher of the Year Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2019
Details
Vice-Chancellor¿s Performance Award
Type
Assessor, Examiner or Supervisor Role
Reference year
2019
Details
Assessor for Citation Awards
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2018
Details
National Citation Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2017
Details
Vice-Chancellor¿s Performance Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards Academic of the Year (finalist)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
LexisNexis ALTA National Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2011
Details
Faculty of Law Teaching and Learning Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2010
Details
Faculty of Law Teaching and Learning Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2009
Details
Vice-Chancellor¿s Performance Award

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Representing Effective Communication and Plain Language in Legal Contexts: A Critical Discourse Study
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Adjunct Professor Rachael Field