Skip to main content
Scroll For More

Jane McAdam

Image of Professor Jane McAdam, lead of the Grand Challenge on Refugees & Migrants

Jane is a Scientia Professor of Law and Director of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW.

Jane is internationally renowned in the field of forced migration, particularly for her work in climate change-related displacement. She is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Refugee Law and serves as Co-Rapporteur of the International Law Association’s Committee on International Law and Sea-Level Rise.

Winner of the 2017 Calouste Gulbenkian Prize for Human Rights, her contributions have been widely recognised, including as finalist for NSW Woman of the Year, Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, and one of Australia’s top ten ‘Women of Influence’ in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence awards in 2015.

Visit Jane's faculty page for more information, and watch her talk "Displaced by disaster" in this video recorded live at UNSOMNIA.