Doctor Rob Mezyk

Doctor Rob Mezyk

Associate Lecturer, LLB,
School of Law

Biography

As an Associate Lecturer at the School of Law, I teach and research Drug Policy and Law and deliver classes in other subjects, such as Human Rights and Constitutional Law. As a lecturer, I love running courses that develop critical thinking, explore ethical questions and offer space for discussion. As a researcher and advocate, I critically analyse the ‘war on drugs’ and work towards developing more reasonable and compassionate drug laws.

I completed my legal studies at Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, and obtained a degree in philosophy from the same University. My further studies took me to Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, where I graduated from an LLM program. After that, I did my PhD in law at Humboldt University in Berlin. My thesis focused on the implications of the 2009-2017 financial crisis for the functioning of the European Union. My expertise covers drug laws and policy, international law, human rights and legal theory.

 I have taught law in Australia since 2015 and have delivered undergraduate and postgraduate subjects at Australian National University, Australian Catholic University, University of Technology Sydney and Western Sydney University.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Mezyk.

Qualifications

  • PhDEP Humboldt University

Interests

  • International Law and Global Governance
  • Psychotherapy

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Law

Contact

Email: R.Mezyk@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone:
Mobile:
Location: Parramatta

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 200635 Human Rights Law, 2023
  • 200802 Law and Public Policy (Development and Implementation), 2023
  • LAWS7022 International Human Rights Law, 2023

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