McEwan, Dr Alexandra

McEwan, Dr Alexandra

Lecturer in Law
School of Business and Law

CQUniversity Australia
Research interests / activities:

Australia’s animal protection regime.  The protection of domesticated animals as a socio-legal problem.

Dr McEwan’s PhD thesis  ‘The Concept of Violence; A Proposed Framework for the Study of Animal Protection Law and Policy’ (2016) is available at Australian National University library via Open access.


Alexandra McEwan and Krishna Skandakumar, ‘The Welfare of Greyhounds in Australian Racing: Has the Industry Run its Course?’ (2011) 5 Australian Animal Protection Law Journal. Alexandra McEwan, ‘Martha Nussbaum’s Capabilities Approach for Non-Human Species: A Preliminary Critique’ (2010) 4 Australian Animal Protection Law Journal 64 – 91. See: