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Dylan Lino


  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley


  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

Personal profile


Dylan joined the Faculty of Law in July 2016. He holds degrees in Arts and Law (with Honours) from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Laws from Harvard University and a PhD from Melbourne Law School. His PhD examined the constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. A manuscript based on his PhD was awarded the Holt Prize in 2017, and will be published as a book by the Federation Press.

Teaching overview

LAWS2225 Indigenous Peoples and the Law
LAWS4108 Foundations of Public Law
LAWS5182 Indigenous Peoples in International and Comparative Law


Dylan's main research interests are in Indigenous peoples' rights, constitutional law and theory, imperialism and legal history.

Previous positions

Centre Associate, Indigenous Law Centre, UNSW

Editorial Panel Member, Australian Indigenous Law Review


  • Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Law/ Indigenous People
  • Indigenous Peoples

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Research Output 2010 2018

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 2 Book/Film/Article review
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Non-UWA Thesis

Indigenous Recognition

Lino, D. 2018 Australian Constitutional Values. Dixon, R. (ed.). Great Britain: Hart Publishing, p. 243-263 (Hart Studies in Comparative Public Law; vol. 21)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Indigenous franchise and assimilation

Lino, D. Jul 2017 In : Australian Historical Studies. 48, 3, p. 363-380 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indigenous Peoples

Towards Indigenous-Settler Federalism

Lino, D. Jun 2017 In : Public Law Review. 28, 2, p. 118-137

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle