Daniel Goldsworthy

Summer Research Fellow 2021

Daniel Goldsworthy

Daniel Goldsworthy is an Associate Lecturer with Deakin Law School. He is admitted as an Australian Lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia. He is currently completing his doctorate on legal personhood at the University of Melbourne. Daniel was formerly a lecturer at Victoria University, where he held appointments as the Course Coordinator of the LLB Programme, as Member of the law faculty’s Executive Committee as well as appointed Member of the University’s Academic Board. Daniel teaches in the areas of public law, including constitutional law, administrative law, legal theory and public international law. His areas of interest include constitutional law, administrative law, public international law, environmental law, governance, animal law and legal theory. Prior to commencing work in academia, Daniel worked as a lawyer in civil litigation, property and commercial law. He was formerly a non-executive director and company secretary of an international environmental not-for-profit organisation. Daniel has distinguished himself as an early career academic, presenting at conferences both nationally and internationally in his chosen fields, having been awarded for his writing on the intersection of legal education, technology and philosophy. Daniel has published book chapters and journal articles in areas including constitutional law and theory, public international law, animal welfare law and sentience, legal education and philosophy, anti-doping regulation, amongst others.