Dr Bronwyn Naylor is a Professor of Law at the RMIT University Graduate School of Business and Law. Her areas of study include criminal law and policy, criminal justice, human rights, regulation, and law and gender. She is co-editor of Human Rights in Closed Environments (2014) and co-author of Waller and Williams Criminal Law Text and Cases (13th ed., 2016).
She graduated from Monash University with honours degrees in Arts and Law and practised as a solicitor before joining the Law Reform Commission of Victoria, and then the Law Faculty at Monash University. She completed a Master of Laws degree at Monash University, and a Master of Philosophy in Criminology at Cambridge University, UK where she earned her PhD. She recently took up her position at RMIT University after over 20 years at the Monash University Law Faculty.
Recent grant-funded research projects have included the protection of rights in places of detention, the implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT), Legal aid and access to justice, and the impact of a criminal record on employment and rehabilitation of offenders. Bronwyn is a member of the Board of the Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (VACRO) and of the Architects Tribunal of the Architects Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV).