Dr Sangeetha Pillai is a constitutional lawyer and a Senior Research Associate at the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law. She is an expert on Australian citizenship law, and the constitutional differences in the scope of government power that can be exercised over citizens and non-citizens. Her work has been published in leading Australian and international journals. Sangeetha is the Kaldor Centre’s expert on the domestic public law framework governing refugees and asylum seekers in Australia. Her current research focuses on the exploration of the boundaries of parliamentary and executive power over such persons in Australia.
Sangeetha will be joining the side session “Pathways to Citizenship” on Tuesday 19 February from 4.30pm – 5.30pm.