Institute for International Law and Public Policy


Current Visitors

John Howe, Visiting Scholar

Associate Professor John Howe is Director of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law at the Melbourne Law School. His research interests include regulatory theory, corporate accountability and labour law, and he teaches in the areas of corporations law, corporate social responsibility and labour law. John is also a member of the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation. John has written extensively on the nature of various mechanisms of labour regulation, and the intersection between state-based regulation and corporate governance. John is co-editor of the book Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation published by Federation Press in 2006, and his book Regulating for Job Creation was published by Federation Press in late 2008.

Prior to commencing an academic career, John worked in private legal practice, and also as a researcher for public policy and advocacy organisations in Washington DC. John was Secretary of the Australian Labour Law Association between 2005 and 2009, and presently serves on ALLA's National Committee of Management. He is a member of the Editorial Committee of the Australian Journal of Labour Law.