Dr Helen Cockburn
Executive Officer - Tasmanian Law Reform Institute
|Contact Campus||Sandy Bay Campus|
|Building||Faculty of Law Building|
|Telephone||+61 3 6226 2069|
|Fax||+61 3 6226 7623|
Helen completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Tasmania in 1987, majoring in Japanese and English Literature. For the next 15 years she taught Japanese and raised a family. In 2002 she returned to study, completing a Bachelor of Laws with Honours in 2006. In 2012 Helen was awarded a PhD in Law. Her PhD examined the construction of consent in Tasmanian sexual offences trials. She has been employed in various capacities during her years as both an undergraduate and a postgraduate at the Law Faculty. She was employed as a research assistant for the Centre for Law and Genetics (2004 -2010) and for the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) & Provost (2010-2011). She is currently the Executive Officer and junior research fellow at the Tasmania Law Reform Institute. In addition she tutors in Introduction to Law and is a sessional lecturer and tutor in Criminal Law.
Prichard, J and Matthews, A and Bruno, R and Rayment, K and Cockburn, H (2010) ‘Detouring Civil Liberties? Drug-Driving Laws in Australia’ 19(2) Griffith Law Review 330.