Colette Langos

Dr Colette Langos

Senior Lecturer

Adelaide Law School

Faculty of the Professions

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


My primary research expertise lies in the area of misuse of technology and the law, specializing in legal regulation and management of new and evolving forms of online misuse such as cyberbullying, cyberstalking, sexting and revenge porn.

The other area of research I am actively engaging in lies in the area of government contracting in a military context. This theme falls within the broader field of operational commercial law

I am an active Member of the Commercial Law Division of the University of Adelaide Research Unit on Military Law & Ethics (RUMLAE) in my roles as the Program Coordinator for Operational Commercial Law (Professional Certificate in Operational Commercial Law and a Graduate Certificate in Operational Commercial Law) and member of the RUMLAE Management Board. 

I have specific expertise in:

  • Cyberbullying
  • Sexting
  • Misuse of technology in cross cultural contexts
  • Operational Commercial Law - Defence contracting
  • Commercial Law
  • Restorative justice
  • Police legitimacy

 Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=hdqHF5wAAAAJ&hl=en

 Research Gate Link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Colette_Langos

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2015 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2013 - 2015 Lecturer University of South Australia
    2004 - 2005 Solicitor Victoria Legal Aid
    2003 - 2004 Solicitor Morgan Buckley Lawyers
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Award Graduate of the 170th Contract Attourney's Course Judge Advocate General's School (United States Army) Judge Advocate General's School, United States Army, Charlottesville, Virginia United States
    2014 Achievement Outstanding Achievement in International Engagement Award for Australian/Indian Anti-bullying Research Collaboration University of South Australia, Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences Academic Excellence Awards Australia
    2012 Fellowship Commonwealth Government Early Career Research Fellowship: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Children and Adolescents Collaborative Research Networks Australian Government Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Australia
    2011 Achievement Teaching Excellence Award University of South Australia Australia
    2010 Award Australian Postgraduate Award Commonwealth Government Australia
    2005 Award Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria Supreme Court of Victoria Australia
    2003 Award Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia Supreme Court of South Australia Australia
    2003 Award Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory Supreme Court of the Northern Territory Australia
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    German Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of South Australia Australia Doctor of Philosophy
    Deakin University Australia Masters of Commercial Law
    Law Society of South Australia Australia Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
    University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Laws
    University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts

RESEARCH GRANTS

2017

Law Foundation of South Australia (external grant)

'Mandatory Reporting Requirements - Addition to the Out of Bounds App' (joint award with the Law Society of South Australia)

2015

Law Foundation of South Australia (external grant)

'Cyberbullying: Associated Harm, Applicable Laws and University Policies' (joint award)

2015

Law Foundation of South Australia (external grant)

'Out of Bounds App Development for iOS and Android: Cyberbullying Addition' (joint award with the Law Society of South Australia)

2015

University of South Australia Research Themes Investment Scheme (internal grant)

'A Public Health Approach to Dealing with Sexting' (joint award; lead institution: UniSA)

2014

University of South Australia Division Research Performance Fund (internal grant)

'Australia-Inida Anti-Bullying Research Collaboration (AIARC): Facilitating intellectual and scholarly exchange about school bullying through a cross-cultural network' (joint award; lead institution UniSA).

LEARNING AND TEACHING GRANTS

2018

Faculty of the Professions Learning Development Grant

Meeting our Industry Market: Operational Commercial Law Core Concept videos’ (sole project leader).

2017

Faculty of the Professions Learning Development Grant

‘Developing Course Resources: 12 Core Concept Videos in English and Mandarin’ (sole project leader).

2016

Faculty of the Professions Learning Development Grant

'Learning Law: Optimizing the Learning Experience for Chinese Students' (joint award).

I specialize in teaching:

  • Business and Corporations Law (Postgraduate)
  • Operational Commercial Law (Military)/Defence Contracting—Program Coordinator for:
    • Professional Certificate in Operational Commercial Law
    • Graduate Certificate in Operational Commercial Law
  • Legal Research and Writing
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2013 - 2014 Member Children and the Law Committee Law Society of South Australia Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2014 - ongoing Member Australian Law Teachers Association Australia
    2013 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association Australia
    2012 - ongoing Member Australia and New Zealand Association for Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Australia
    2012 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member Golden Key International Honour Society Australia
    2003 - ongoing Member Law Society of South Australia Australia
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83139166
  • Email: colette.langos@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4344
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ligertwood Building, floor 2
  • Room: 2 21
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Law School

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