Dr. Alex Deagon is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology.  His research focuses on jurisprudence, law and theology, and religion generally and in constitutional law.  His PhD, ‘Using Christian Theology and Philosophy to Construct a Jurisprudence of Truth’, received the Chancellor’s Medal for outstanding excellence.  The PhD was subsequently published as a book in 2017: From Violence to Peace: Theology, Law and Community with Hart Publishing, Oxford. As well as publishing several journal articles in the areas of jurisprudence and theology, Alex has published extensively on religion in constitutional and political contexts, including articles in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, the Cambridge Journal of Law and Religion, and the Melbourne University Law Review. Alex has been cited extensively by Parliamentary Committees and Inquiries on religious freedom, including in the proceedings of the Commonwealth Parliament of Australia.  He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and teaches in Theories of Law and Constitutional Law.

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