About the researcher

Alysia Blackham is an Associate Professor and Discovery Early Career Researcher at Melbourne Law School. Her research focuses on the intersection of labour law, equality law and public law, with a particular emphasis on the consequences of demographic ageing for labour law.

A/Prof Blackham has previously worked as: the Turpin-Lipstein Fellow and College Lecturer in Law and Director of Studies at Clare College, Cambridge; an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; an employment law solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney; a lecturer at the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales; and Executive Officer to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Services) at the University of Technology, Sydney. A/Prof Blackham holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD in Law from Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge.