Professor Sundhya Pahuja is ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Professor, and Director of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities at the Melbourne Law School. She is known for her work on the encounter between plural forms of international law, the legal, historical, political and economic dimensions of the relations between Global South and North.
In 2021, Sundhya was awarded a Laureate Fellowship for a project on Global Corporations and International Law, set to begin in July. Her other current projects include an interdisciplinary project on Populism and International Law with Richard Joyce, James Martel, Andrew Benjamin and Rose Parfitt and Cold War Histories of International Law with Gerry Simpson and Matthew Craven. Sundhya is the author of the prize-winning book, Decolonising International Law: Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality (Cambridge 2011).
Her other books include The Routledge Handbook of International Law and the Humanities (2021) edited with Shane Chalmers, International Law and the Cold War (2019) edited with Gerry Simpson and Matt Craven and The Oxford Handbook on International Law and Development (forthcoming) edited with Luis Eslava and Ruth Buchanan.