the team

This research is being conducted by Professor Jenni Millbank, Associate Professor Anita Stuhmcke and Professor Isabel Karpin, with the assistance of our research fellow Eloise Chandler. We are all from the Faculty of Law at UTS (University of Technology Sydney).

Jenni Millbank is a specialist in relationship and family law and assisted reproductive technologies. For over a decade Jenni has been involved in leading Australian research and law reform relating to non-traditional family forms.

Anita Stuhmcke specialises in bioethics and health law and policy. Anita is a leading Australian commentator on surrogacy law.

Isabel Karpin specialises in feminist legal theory, health law, genetics and the law, disability and law and culture. Her work explores laws governing reproductive technologies, biotechnology and genetic technologies and the challenges these pose to legal understandings of normality, disability, individuality, and family.

Eloise Chandler is a graduate of UTS with a joint honours degree in Communications and Law. She has previously worked on ARC funded health and family law research projects. These included research on how to improve patient-doctor communication in hospital emergency departments and also research on the development of family law in Australia.