Sarah Joseph is the Director for the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. Her teaching and research interests are international human rights law and constitutional law. She is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment.
Sarah has published a number of books including Corporations and Transnational Human Rights Litigation (Hart 2004), co-authoring The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Commentary and Materials (OUP, 2nd ed, 2004), Federal Constitutional Law: A Contemporary View (LBC, 3rd ed, 2010), A Handbook on the Individual Complaints Procedures of the UN (OMCT, 2006) and Human Rights Translated: A Business Reference Guide (UN 2008). She has also co-edited two recent books for Edward Elgar Publishers, Research Handbook on International Human Rights Law (2010) and The World Trade Organization and Human Rights: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2009). Her most recent book was published in 2011: Blame it on the WTO: A Human Rights Critique (OUP, 2011). Sarah has also published numerous articles and presented many papers in the fields of international human rights law and constitutional law.
She was a lead investigator on an ARC linkage project on Multinational Corporations and Human Rights (2002-4), and on a Discovery project on the WTO and Human Rights (2005-7). She is currently leading a Castan Centre project preparing headnotes on all United Nations human rights cases for Oxford Reports in International Law. Sarah has also conducted numerous professional human rights training courses for overseas and Australian Government officials.
A selection of her publications is available here.