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Dr

Nesam McMillan

Senior Lecturer In Global Criminology
Genocide
Structural Injustice
Mass Harm
Responsibility
Humanitarianism and Ethics
Colonial Harm
Cultural Representations
Structural Justice
social sciences
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Dr

Nesam McMillan

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Ethical responses to harm
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Dr

Nesam McMillan

 

Nesam McMillan is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Melbourne. Her research and teaching focuses on mass harm, structural injustice and genocide.

She is concerned with questions of community, responsibility and ethics: how is suffering in Australia and throughout the world understood and addressed? Previous and current projects have focused on international crime, the Rwandan genocide, colonial and settler colonial injustice, war and child soldiers and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Nesam’s teaching encourages students to actively consider how to better acknowledge structural injustice and work to redress it; the limits and possibilities of law in pursuing justice and social change; and the challenges of justice and redress in post-conflict settings.Nesam was a Chief Investigator on the 'Minutes of Evidence' project, a collaborative Australian Research Council Linkage project bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics, education experts, performance artists, community members, government and community agencies to spark new public and academic conversations about historical and structural injustice through performance, education and research (see: www.minutesofevidence.com.au). She is also a co-founder of the 'Global Network on Justice. Conflict. Responsibility', a public platform for engagement between academics, government and community organisations and activists regarding justice issues in Australia and elsewhere.Her book 'Imagining the International: Crime, Justice, and the Promise of Community' will be published by Stanford University Press in late 2020. Her co-authored book 'Keeping Hold of Justice: Encounters Between Law and Colonialism' will be published in early 2020. Nesam was educated at the University of Melbourne, studied abroad at the University of Nottingham (UK) and the University of California (Berkeley, USA) and been a visiting scholar at the Vrije Universiteit (the Netherlands) and RMIT University (Melbourne).

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 25 most recent scholarly works by Nesam McMillan.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2003

University of Melbourne RG Wilson Scholarship

2003

University of Melbourne Postgraduate Overseas Research Scholarship

2003

Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship

2002

Norval Morris Prize

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Global Criminology

Social And Political Sciences

Member

Law and Society Association

Advisory Board

Smart Justice for Women

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Criminology)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

University of Melbourne