The RCSL has awarded the Podgórecki Prize 2022 for outstanding scholarship of an early career socio‐legal scholar to Professor Melissa Crouch.
Melissa Crouch is Professor of the School of Global and Public Law, University of New South Wales, Australia. Melissa is the author of The Constitution of Myanmar (2019) and Law and Religion in Indonesia: Conflict and the Courts in West Java (2014). She has published in a range of peer-reviewed journals including Law & Society Review, Law & Social Inquiry, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and International Journal of Constitutional Law. She is the editor of several volumes, including Constitutional Democracy in Indonesia (2023) and Women and the Judiciary in the Asia-Pacific (CUP 2021). (Source: RCSL Newsletter 2 2022, p. 7)