Laurie Berg

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Co-director, Migrant Worker Justice Initiative

Formerly Furman Fellow at Human Rights First, New York, Laurie’s research and advocacy advances the rights of low-waged migrant workers in supply chains in Australia and South East Asia. She is the author of the first book on migrant workers’ rights in Australia: Migrant Rights at Work: Law’s Precariousness at the Intersection of Immigration and Labour published by Routledge in 2016. Prior to her academic appointment, Laurie held posts at Australian Red Cross, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and migrant rights legal services in New York City. She is a recipient of the Lisa Gilad prize by the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration, and the University of Technology Sydney’s Early Career Research Excellence Award.