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Katie joined the Law Faculty in 2015, having taught at Monash since 2012. Prior to entering academia, she practised as a solicitor in native title, acting for native title claim groups in both Western Australia and Victoria. She holds a Master of Laws in Environmental Law from Macquarie University and a PhD from Monash focussing on the legal recognition of Indigenous water rights.

Katie's teaching and research interests include Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Indigenous Legal Rights, Native Title and Water Law.

Monash teaching commitment

LAW4331 Administrative law - Sem 1

LAW5014 Principles of administrative law - T2

LAW2111 Constitutional law - Sem 2


Research interests

Constitutional Law

Administrative Law

Indigenous Legal Rights

Native Title

Water Law

Research Output 2004 2019

Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management: Not Just Another Stakeholder

O'Bryan, K., 2019, 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 271 p. (Indigenous Peoples and the Law)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review