jeremy_farrall_200x250Jeremy Farrall is Associate Dean (Research) at the ANU College of Law, and Associate Professor in the ANU Law School, at the Australian National University. He also holds appointments as Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Tasmania Faculty of Law and as Convenor of the Academic Network of the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA).

Jeremy has worked for the United Nations in a range of roles, serving as a Political Affairs Officer both for the UN Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York (2001-2004) and for the UN Mission in Liberia (2004-2006). He was also a UN Facilitator for the UN Secretary-General’s Good Offices team that mediated peace talks in Cyprus (2004, 2008).

Dr Farrall has been Chief Investigator on two major Australian Research Council Grants. His ARC Discovery Project ‘Leveraging Power and Influence on the UN Security Council’ (2015-2019, with Chris Michaelsen, Jochen Prantl and Jeni Whalan) is a cross-institutional, cross-disciplinary collaboration between the University of New South Wales and the ANU. His ARC Linkage Project ‘Strengthening the Rule of Law through the United Nations Security Council’ (2011-2014, with Hilary Charlesworth) is a collaboration between the ANU Centre for International Governance and Justice and the Australian Government’s Australian Civil-Military Centre.

Loiselle_Marie-Eve_2015_640x360Marie-Eve Loiselle is an ARC Research Fellow at UNSW Law School where she works on the discovery project Leveraging power and influence on the United Nations Security Council. She worked on issues related to the UN Security Council as a Research Officer on the ARC linkage project Strengthening the rule of law through the United Nations Security Council, a collaborative research project between the Australian National University (ANU) and the Australian Civil-Military Centre. She was also an Australian Endeavour Executive Fellow with the New York based NGO Security Council Report in 2014. Prior to that, she worked at international organisations (ILO, NATO) on issues related to international law and human rights. She is a PhD scholar at the ANU, exploring the relationship between law and border walls through the framework of legal materiality.


Christopher Michaelsen is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law of the University of New South Wales (UNSW). He teaches and specialises in international law, human rights and international security. Prior to joining UNSW in 2008, he served as a Human Rights Officer (Anti-Terrorism) at the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Warsaw, Poland. He held visiting and adjunct appointments at the University of Hong Kong, Brooklyn Law School, LUISS Rome, Akita International University and the Australian National University.


Jochen Prantl is an Associate Professor in the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and Deputy Director (International Engagement) for the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. His research focuses on global governance, international security, and strategic diplomacy. Previously, he held positions in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He also served as Acting Director of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies. In 2007, Dr Prantl was the inaugural recipient of the Zvi Meitar/Vice-Chancellor Oxford University Research Prize in the Social Sciences, and in 2008, the University’s nominee for the AXA Prize for Innovative Research.

Jochen Prantl held visiting and teaching appointments at Yale University, the German Council on Foreign Relations, Waseda University, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. He also served in the Policy Planning Unit of the UN Department of Political Affairs and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations in New York. Prior to his academic career, he worked in financial services with Allianz SE. Dr Prantl is Senior Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford, and Elected Member of the Global Studies Research Academy at Moscow State University.

Hilary Wardhaugh CorporateSusan Harris Rimmer is Associate Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in Griffith Law School, and an Adjunct Reader in the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University. She is also a Research Associate at the Development Policy Centre in the Crawford School, ANU.

She often acts as a policy adviser to government and produces policy papers. Susan was selected as an expert for the official Australian delegation to the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York in March 2014. She has provided policy advice on the UNSC, G20, IORA and MIKTA. Susan is the G20 correspondent for The Conversation. She is part of the Think20 process for Australia’s host year of the Group of 20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane 2014, a member of the W20 in Turkey and attended the St Petersburg Summit in 2013 and the Brisbane Summit in 2014.


Jeni Whalan is a Senior Research Fellow of the University of Queensland’s School of Political Science and International Studies and the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect.  Her research aims to promote solutions to intractable public policy problems. She has particular expertise in peacekeeping, the United Nations, policy evaluation, peace negotiations, and global security governance. She serves on the Board of the Centre for Policy Development, an independent Australian policy think tank, and is a Deputy Editor of the journal International Peacekeeping. She is a non-resident Research Associate of the Global Economic Governance Programme at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Fellow at UNSW’s Australia Human Rights Centre.

Previously, Jeni was a foreign policy advisor in the Australian Government’s Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet and Department of Defence, and a consultant to the International Peace Institute, the International Forum for the Challenges of Peace Operations, and the UNESCO Education for All Global Monitoring Report. She is the author of ‘How Peace Operations Work’, published by Oxford University Press, and a regular media commentator.

A Rhodes Scholar, Jeni holds a doctorate and MPhil (with distinction) in International Relations from the University of Oxford.