Dr Alex Deagon is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology. His research focuses on jurisprudence, law and theology, and freedom of religion. His PhD, ‘Using Christian Theology and Philosophy to Construct a Jurisprudence of Truth’, received the Chancellor’s Medal for outstanding excellence. The PhD was subsequently published as a book in 2017: From Violence to Peace: Theology, Law and Community with Hart Publishing, Oxford. Alex has been published in Law, Culture and the Humanities, the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy and the Federal Law Review, and has published multiple articles on Section 116 of the Constitution. Alex was also extensively cited in the 2018 Interim Report on the Legal Foundations of Religious Freedom in Australia by the Commonwealth Parliament Human Rights Sub-Committee. He teaches in Theories of Law, Constitutional Law, and Evidence.
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