Jacqui completed her PhD at the University of Cambridge in June 2008 and returned to Australia, to take up a position as a lecturer at Sydney University's Law School. Her particular area of interest is international law and legal theory, with a focus on international human rights law. Her research focuses primarily on language policy and international law, looking at legal issues associated with accommodating linguistic minorities in multicultural societies. Jacqui also teaches in the area of commercial law and has a particular interest in international commercial issues. In 2009 she was awarded the University of Sydney Faculty of Law Award for Excellence in Teaching. Jacqui also teaches on the European Masters program in human rights at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. In addition, she practises pro bono as a barrister at the New South Wales Bar, and she has recently been appointed as the Revising Examiner in Public International Law for the Legal Profession Admission Board of New South Wales. She is closely involved with the Monash Foundation through membership of the National Selection Panel.