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Dr Stephen Young

BA(Hons)(Bucknell) MA(Colorado State) JD(Colorado) PhD(NSW)

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Contact

Office 10 Floor – 10C12
Email stephen.young@otago.ac.nz

Teaching

Stephen teaches Torts, Laws and Indigenous Peoples, and International Human Rights Law.

Research interests

Stephen’s areas of research involve the intersection of Indigenous peoples and law, human rights, and duties and obligations, drawing from critical and social theories.

Background

Before joining the Faculty, Stephen was a Teaching Fellow at the University of New South Wales where he also completed his PhD.

Prior to pursuing an academic career, he worked in private practice as a civil litigator focusing on tort disputes in Denver, Colorado. He obtained a JD from the University of Colorado, an MA from Colorado State University, and a BA from Bucknell University.