Associate Professor Danielle Ireland-Piper

Academic Director, ANU National Security College


Associate Professor Danielle Ireland-Piper is Academic Director at the National Security College, Australian National University. She is also Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Bond University. Danielle‚Äôs expertise includes national security law, comparative constitutional law, transnational crime, and international law (including space, armed conflict, human rights, state responsibility, and extraterritoriality). She is the author of books, journal articles, and contributes to public dialogue on a range of issues. Danielle also has experience working in the Australian, Queensland, and New Wales governments, including on health, community services, anti-corruption, and international crime cooperation. She has also worked in private legal practice. 

Danielle has a PhD from the University of Queensland and a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Chevening and a Pegasus Scholar. She has been a visiting scholar at the University College Dublin Ireland, Utrecht University in The Netherlands, Jindal Global University in India, and the University of Basel in Switzerland, as well as having taught at the University of South Pacific in Suva. Danielle is editor (and contributing author) of a forthcoming publication on National Security Law in Australia with Federation Press.