Professor Paul Maharg currently teaches at the Australian National University College of Law and is also a part time Professor of Law at Nottingham Law School. Professor Maharg is currently setting up a legal education centre at the College and his research is largely interdisciplinary, including law and literature, legal critique and legal education.
Before being appointed as a Professor of Law at the Australian National University, he was the Professor of Legal Education at Northumbria Law School, a Professor of Law at Strathclyde University and a Senior Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. In addition, Professor Maharg was the Co-Director of Legal Practice courses at the University of Strathclyde and the Director of Innovative Learning Technologies Development Unit at the Glasgow Graduate School.
Professor Maharg received First Class Honours in English Literature and Language from Glasgow University and went on to complete his PhD at Edinburgh University. He undertook study in Education at the Jordanhill College of Education and Glasgow University before completing his LLB at Glasgow University.
He has published widely, including books, journal articles and book chapters. His books include Transforming Legal Education: Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-First Century (Ashgate Publishing 2007), Digital Games and Learning (Continuum Publishing 2011, with S. De Freitas), Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law (Ashgate Publishing 2011, with C. Maughan) and Beyond Text: The Arts and the Legal Academy (Ashgate Publishing 2012, with Z. Bankowski and M. Del Mar).