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Dr

Piers Gooding

Research Fellow
Law
non-discrimination
disability
civil commitment
Sociolegal Studies
Criminal Justice
equality
involuntary treatment
discrimination
coercion
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Dr

Piers Gooding

 
Division
Law
 
Primary Interest
Sociolegal Studies
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Dr

Piers Gooding

 

Dr Piers Gooding is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and Melbourne Law School, at the University of Melbourne. His work focuses on disability law, policy and practice.

He is the author of A New Era for Mental Health Law and Policy: Supported Decision-Making and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2017) with Cambridge University Press, and he is on the editorial board of the International Journal for Mental Health and Capacity Law. Dr Gooding has worked with a range of international organisations and agencies, including the UN Special Rapporteur for the Rights of People with Disabilities, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, the World Health Organisation, and he serves as a consultant to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of the Asia Pacific. In 2014-15, Dr Gooding was a research associate at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he worked on legal capacity law and policy reform in the EU, the Western Balkans and Turkey. He has a background in law and humanities, with degrees from the University of Melbourne and Monash University. In 2010, Dr Gooding was awarded a Menzies Australian Bicentennial Fellowship to serve as a visiting fellow at Kings College London.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 38 most recent scholarly works by Piers Gooding.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Mozilla Open Science Fellow '19-20

2018

Brocher Fondation - Visiting Fellowship, Geneva

2015

Vice-Chancellor’s commendation for thesis excellence, Faculty of Law recipient

Monash University

2012

Australian Bicentennial Scholarship

Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London

2011

Greek/Australian Legal & Medical Conference

The Dontas Family Travelling Fellowship

2010

Australian Postgraduate Award - PhD scholarship

Monash University

2008

Australian Postgraduate Award - PhD scholarship

University of Melbourne

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Research Fellow

Law

Member

Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law

Education


Bachelor of Arts

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy of Law

Monash University

Doctor of Philosophy (Law)

Monash University