Alysia Blackham is an Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne. Alysia's research uses empirical legal research methods to examine the intersection between public and private law, with a particular focus on age equality issues.

She has previously worked as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills, a lecturer at the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney, Executive Officer to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Services) at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the Turpin-Lipstein Fellow and College Lecturer in Law at Clare College, Cambridge.

Alysia holds a PhD in Law from Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge, a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Political Science) and a Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) from the University of Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law and a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) with Merit from the University of Sydney. Her PhD thesis, entitled 'Extending Working Life for Older Workers: An Empirical Legal Analysis of Age Discrimination Laws in the UK', is under contract for publication by Hart in 2017.

For publications, please see my Google Scholar profile.