Dr Ron Levy is a Professor at the ANU College of Law.

Dr Levy writes about public law and political theory (particularly on constitutional law), the law of politics and deliberative democracy. He is the winner of several research awards including grants from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Australian Research Council. Dr Levy also directs the International Advisory Panel on Referendums.

He has published many works on law and political theory, and his projects focus on studies of constitutional reform, including prospects for reform via deliberative democracy and referendums in conflict societies.

Fields of expertise



In a Voice campaign marked by confusing, competing claims, there’s a better way to educate voters

With parliament now having passed the Voice to Parliament referendum bill, and with the campaign about to get…


Should the West negotiate with Russia? The pros and cons of high-level talks

With progressive members of the US Congress recently calling for a resumption of direct talks between the West and Vladimir…

28 October 2022

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