Qualifications & Memberships
Research interests are mainly in the fields of comparative public law and international law. Much of his work has examined the development of federal or multi-level governance at the domestic and international levels. Although most of his work has examined systems of autonomy within nation-states, his recent focus has been the connection between domestic and international public law and the application of federal ideas to international organisations. Other research interests include administrative justice and constitutional history.
- Hopkins WJ. (2017) The Long(ish) arm of the (EU) Law?: Adoption of EU norms in the Asia-Pacific. Institutet för Europeisk rätt/Institute for European Law, Stockholm University, Sweden: Institutet för Europeisk rätt/Institute for European Law Seminar.
- Hopkins WJ. (2017) The State of Disaster Law and Future Challenges. University of Copenhagen: Disaster Risk Management Education: Celebrating 10 years of the MDMa Programme, 7 Dec 2017.
- Hopkins WJ. (2017) Devolution. In Wolfrum R; Lachenmann F; Grote R (Ed.), Max Plank Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law: 14.Oxford University Press.
- Collins T., Finn J., Holderness H., Hopkins W. and Toomey E. (2016) The Canterbury earthquakes 2010-11 - selected legal issues. Australian Environment Review 31(9) 3: 324-328.
- Hopkins WJ. (2016) A Silent Saviour? The SEA and European Resilience. Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong: 30 Years after the Single European Act, 29-30 Jun 2016.