Monique Cormier


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Dr Monique Cormier is a Senior Lecturer in the Monash University Faculty of Law.

Her primary research interests include jurisdiction and immunities in international law and legal issues relating to nuclear non-proliferation. Recent publications include The Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over Nationals of Non-States Parties (Cambridge University Press, 2020) and ‘Can Australia Join the Nuclear Ban Treaty without Undermining ANZUS?’ (Melbourne University Law Review, 2020, co-authored with Anna Hood).

Before joining Monash in March 2022, Monique was a Senior Lecturer at the University of New England School of Law in New South Wales. She has also worked at Melbourne Law School as a Research Fellow and Sessional Lecturer.

Monique is on the Council of the Australian New Zealand Society of International Law (as Treasurer), and is a member of the Board of Experts for the Asia Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law. She has been a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School and prior to academia was a Research Associate at the Federal Court of Australia.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 15 Dec 2017

Master of Laws (LLM), Columbia University

Award Date: 15 May 2009

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (First Class Honours), University of Adelaide

Award Date: 8 Dec 2006

Bachelor of International Studies, University of Adelaide

Award Date: 6 Dec 2002

Research area keywords

  • International Criminal Law and Justice
  • Nuclear non-proliferation
  • Geopolitical security
  • Public International Law
  • Cybercrime