Miranda Forsyth is an Associate Professor at RegNet and a Fellow at SSGM in the College of Asia and Pacific at The Australian National University. She is currently working on sorcery accusation related violence in Papua new Guinea and the use of restorative justice in a range of institutional and regulatory contexts, such as the environment and dealing with sexual violence.
In July 2015 she completed a three year ARC Discovery funded project to investigate the impact of intellectual property laws on development in Pacific Island countries.
Prior to coming to the ANU, Miranda was a senior lecturer in criminal law at the law school of the University of the South Pacific, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu for eight years.
Miranda is the author of A Bird that Flies with Two Wings: Kastom and State Justice Systems in Vanuatu (2009) ANU ePress and co-author of Weaving Intellectual Property Policy in Small Island Developing States, Intersentia 2015.