BioDr Jeremy Kingsley is a legal scholar and anthropologist. He is a Senior Lecturer (tenure-track) at Swinburne Law School, Melbourne, Australia.
Dr Kingsley received his LLM and PhD degrees in Law at the University of Melbourne and his BA and LLB from Deakin University. He has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellows at the Asia Research Institute and then a Senior Research Fellow at the Middle East Institute, both at the National University of Singapore (NUS). While at NUS, he lectured at Tembusu Residential College and within the Comparative Asian Studies PhD Program.
His research has focused upon religious and political authority in Indonesia and how this affects local governance. Dr Kingsley is currently undertaking a research project titled: “Inter-Asian Legalities”, which examines transnational corporate lawyers in Jakarta, Dubai and Singapore. He has undertaken extensive field research primarily on the eastern Indonesian island of Lombok, as well as in Jakarta, Morocco and Dubai. His work has been published in leading academic and public affairs journals.