Jennifer Hill is Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Sydney Law School. She has held visiting teaching and research positions at various international law schools, including Cornell University; Duke University; NYU Law School; University of Virginia, University of Texas, and Vanderbilt University. Jennifer is a member of ECGI's Research Committee, chairs the ECGI Research Member Engagement Committee, and is a Research Fellow of the British Academy’s Future of the Corporation project. From July-December 2018, she will be a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.
Jennifer writes widely in the areas of corporate law and comparative corporate governance. Her recent scholarship covers areas, such as shareholder power and activism, stewardship codes, corporate culture, directors' duties, enforcement and executive pay, Her recent papers include:-
- "Good Activist/Bad Activist:The Role of International Stewardship Codes", 41 Seattle U. L. Rev. 497 (2018).
- "The Trajectory of American Corporate Governance: Shareholder Empowerment and Private Ordering Combat", forthcoming, March 2019, University of Illinois L. Rev.
- “Corporate Governance in Australia” in Aronson and Kim (eds), Corporate Governance in Asia (forthcoming 2018, Cambridge University Press).
- “Directors’ Duties and Legal Safe Harbours: A Comparative Analysis” (with M. Conaglen), in Smith and Gold (eds), Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law (forthcoming 2018, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd).