Marilyn Bromberg

Associate Professor

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Associate Professor Marilyn Bromberg is the Director Higher Degrees (Coursework) at the UWA Law School. Marilyn is originally from Toronto, Canada and moved to Australia in 2006. She graduated with a BBA (Honours) from the Schulich School of Business at York University, an LLB (Dist) from The University of Western Australia, a PhD from Murdoch University, a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching from The University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle Campus) and a Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies from the University of Western Australia. She also completed a semester on exchange at the London School of Economics at the University of London. She received a full bursary from the Canadian Federal Government to study in a French immersion course at the Cegep de Trois-Rivieres as part of the Summer Language Bursary Program.

Prior to commencing work at The University of Western Australia, Marilyn enjoyed working as an academic at the Law School at The University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle Campus) for six years. Marilyn currently also works as a lawyer at the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA and adjudicates hearings for the WA Department of Communities. As well, she acts as a consultant in her research areas for legal organisations.

Some of the venues/conferences where Marilyn has spoken include: Harvard University, The Supreme Court of Canada, the Family Court of Western Australia, the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University Law School and the State Administrative Tribunal.

Marilyn is available to supervise Masters and PhD students in the areas of Body Image Law, Health Law and social media and the law. 

Roles and responsibilities

Marilyn is currently the Director Higher Degrees (Coursework) at the UWA Law School.

Funding overview

-Healthway Exploratory Research Grant - received approximately $71,000 with Associate Professor Meredith Blake, Ms Justine Howard and Dr Gina Trapp to research how to use the law to lower obesity rates

-Law School Internal Research Grant - $1,000 to fund the airfare and accommodation to speak at the Australian Women Lawyers' 2018 Conference in Sydney in August 2018

-UWA Impact Research Grant - $6,860 to fund the airfare, accommodation and expenses to travel to Spain in 2018 to speak about energy drinks research at a conference and also to pay for the airfare, accommodation and expenses to share this research in Melbourne and Canberra later in 2018

-Law School Internal Research Grant - $3,719.99 to fund the airfare, accommodation and expenses associated with speaking at the IACA/NACM Excellence on a Global Scale Conference in Washington DC (2017)

-Telethon - Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund Grant, over $250,000 with a team of academics across disciplines (2016)

Teaching overview

Marilyn teaches Social Media and the Law, Professional Practice and Procedure.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, BBA (Hon), LLB (Dist), Grad Cert University Teaching, Grad Cert Pop Health Studies

Research expertise keywords

  • Social Media
  • Body Image Law
  • Health Law
  • Energy Drinks and the Law
  • Social Media and the Law
  • Health Policy
  • E-cigarettes and the Law

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