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Siew Fang Law

Senior Lecturer
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
Community development
conflict resolution
peace psychology
conflict transformation
learning and teaching
community development
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Siew Fang Law

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
Primary Interest
Social and Community Psychology
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Siew Fang Law


Dr Siew Fang Law joins Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (MCSHE), Melbourne Graduate School of Education in early 2020. Her academic role contributes to the Centre’s awards and non-awards professional development programs, focusing on developing best practices for positive University-Industry-Community engagement, collaboration and partnerships.

Bringing to this role is her 20 years of academic experience and an interdisciplinary research backgrounds intersecting culture diversity, community development, peace psychology and conflict transformation. She also brings governance experiences as a former Council member at Victoria University, a member of High Risk Human Research Ethics Committee and a Board member of non-profits organisation Initiative of Change Australia.

She was the Academic Chair of the postgraduate programs in International Community Development at Victoria University for 10 years. Her participatory-approach to teaching and curriculum designs was acknowledged in the University's Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching citation.

Dr Law’s research in Peace Psychology is internationally recognised. She has been appointed as a Extraordinarius Professor of the University of South Africa and an Honourary Fellow of Western Sydney University. She is the Co-Chair of the International Network for Peace Psychology and the Editor of Springer Peace Psychology Book Series. Before joining the Universities, she has worked with UNDP and UNESCO in Southeast Asia. As experienced, registered, accredited mediator, she has mediated over 80 disputes. She reflects and publishes her research-teaching-praxis in various academic Journals.

Scholarly Works

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Scholarly Works

Honours, Awards and Fellowships


Extraordinarius Professor

University of South Africa


Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching Citations

Victoria University





Senior Lecturer

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education


Australian Institute of International Affairs


Philosophy of Doctor

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology