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Anna Dziedzic

Programme Officer, Asia and the Pacific

Anna Dziedzic is Programme Officer for Constitution Building Processes in Asia and the Pacific region. 

Her work focuses on comparative constitutional processes and design in Asia and the Pacific. She has provided advice and contributed to scholarship on a wide range of constitutional issues including courts and judges, federalism, gender and constitutions, legal pluralism, amnesties, citizenship and representation. She has particular expertise in the constitutional systems of Pacific island states and territories. 

She is the author of Foreign Judges in the Pacific and co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Foreign Judges on Domestic Courts. Her scholarship on comparative constitutional law has been published in peer-reviewed journals and edited collections. 

Prior to joining International IDEA in 2023, Anna was a post-doctoral fellow in the Laureate Program on Comparative Constitutional Law at Melbourne Law School (2022-23) and a Global Academic Fellow at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law (2019-2021). She was a founding convenor of the Constitution Transformation Network at Melbourne Law School and the Regional Coordinator for Oceania for the Global Citizenship Observatory at the European University Institute.

In addition to her work in academia, Anna has practical experience in governance, law reform and constitution-making in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, through previous roles as a legal policy adviser in the Australian government and consultant to government agencies, international organisations and NGOs. 

International IDEA publications:

From Paper to Lived Reality: Gender-Responsive Constitutional Implementation.

Constitutional Beginnings: Making and Amending Constitutions (Constitutional INSIGHTS No 1).

Implementing Federalism (Constitutional INSIGHTS No 2).

Consultation, Deliberation and Decision-Making: Direct Public Participation in Constitution-Building (Constitutional INSIGHTS No 4).

Inclusion of Combatants in Constitution-Building (Constitutional INSIGHTS No 5, with Sebastián Machado Ramírez).


Comparative constitutional law, constitution making, judiciaries, federalism, gender, legal pluralism
PhD (Melbourne Law School); MA Human Rights (University College London); BA/LLB (Australian National University)
Canberra, Australia
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