Dr Mark Gauntlett

Dr Mark Gauntlett

Casual Academic

Newcastle Law School

Career Summary


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Dr Mark Gauntlett is a Lecturer in the Newcastle Law School, where he has taught since 2018. He teaches anti-discrimination law and Torts, as well as co-ordinating and teaching Legal System and Method in the Juris Doctor program.

Mark has a strong background in tertiary teaching, having previously lectured in the disciplines of Drama and English at the University of Newcastle, and in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Western Australia. He is widely published in the areas of English Renaissance drama, the history of Shakespeare criticism, and popular entertainment studies.

His research interests include anti-discrimination law and constitutional law. His current research focuses on the status and effectiveness of Disability Standards, and the implied freedom of political communication under Australia’s Constitution.


  • PhD, La Trobe University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Newcastle


  • anti-discrimination law
  • constitutional law
  • human rights law

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Law School
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Law School


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Duncan J, Punch R, Gauntlett M, Talbot-Stokes R, 'Missing the mark or scoring a goal? Achieving non-discrimination for students with disability in primary and secondary education in Australia: A scoping review', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, (2020) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/0004944119896816
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Jill Duncan
1998 Gauntlett MR, 'The Rational Stage: John Dover Wilson and Hamlet Criticism Between the Wars', Critical Survey, 9 110-124 (1998) [C1]

Grants and Funding


Number of grants 1
Total funding $590

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19931 grants / $590

'Australasian Drama Studies Assoc. Int. Conf: Theatre & Social Change', Univ of West. Aust. 29 Nov - 4 Dec 1993$590

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Mark Gauntlett
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1993
Funding Finish 1993
GNo G0174431
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE

Research Supervision

Number of supervisions


Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2012 PhD Places To Which We Return: Mapping Out a Fragmented Memoir PhD (English), College of Human and Social Futures, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor

Dr Mark Gauntlett


Casual Academic
Newcastle Law School
College of Human and Social Futures

Contact Details

Email mark.gauntlett@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 49138532
Fax 49138532


Room NewSpace Level 5, Newcastle Law School