A/Prof Becky Batagol

AIC Rapid Research Co-lead

Monash University

Dr Becky Batagol is a researcher and teacher with a focus on family law, family violence, non-adversarial justice, dispute resolution, gender, child protection and legal education.
Becky is the co-author of Non-Adversarial Justice (2nd ed, 2014), Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law? The Case of Family Mediation (2011) and the author of many academic articles. Becky writes regularly for the ADR Research Network blog.

Becky is curently co-appointed across the Faculty of Law and Monash Sustainable Development Institute. At MSDI, Becky’s role is to grow the Institute’s work on gender. With Assosicate Professor Janice Richardson, Becky is co-convener of the Monash Law Feminist Legal Studies Group. She is also Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Justice Innovation.

In 2015 Becky worked as a research consultant to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. She has also consulted to the Victorian Law Reform Commission. Becky’s outstanding teaching has been recognised at the 2014 Australian Awards for University Teaching with a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. She was also awarded the Monash Law Dean’s Award for Research (Social and Economic Impact) in 2017.

Becky is an experienced supervisor of research students and welcomes inquiries from prospective researchers in the fields of dispute resolution, family law, constitutional law, the legal aspects of child protection and family violence.