Paul Maharg is Professor of Law at the Australian National University College of Law. Prior to this he was Professor of Legal Education at Northumbria Law School, and Professor of Law in the Glasgow Graduate School (GGSL), University of Strathclyde where he was Co-Director of Legal Practice Courses, and Director of the innovative Learning Technologies Development Unit at the GGSL, as well as Director of the two-year, JISC/UKCLE-funded project, SIMPLE (SIMulated Professional Learning Environment). He is the author of Transforming Legal Education: Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-first Century (2007, Ashgate Publishing), co-editor of and contributor to Digital Games and Learning (2011, Continuum Publishers), co-editor of and contributor to Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law (2011, Ashgate Publishing). He is the co-editor of two book series, Emerging Legal Education and Digital Games and Learning, and has published widely in the fields of legal education and professional learning design (http://ssrn.com/author=272987). His specialisms include interdisciplinary educational design, and the use of ICT at all levels of legal education. He was appointed a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, HEA National Teaching Fellow (2011), a Fellow of the RSA (www.thersa.org), and is Visiting Adjunct Professor, College of Law, Australian National University. He blogs at http://paulmaharg.com.
Paul is married to Nicola, and they live in Glasgow where Nicola works at the University of Glasgow as a student counsellor, chaplain and doctoral student. They have two sons, Euan and Magnus, in their final years at Edinburgh College of Art and Clare College Cambridge, respectively.
See here for a full professional CV (updated September 2012).
Cycling, largely commuting — on a roadbike (Mercian), recumbent trike (Windcheetah, now sold on, alas), folders (Birdy [stolen], Brompton [customized to death], Dahon [still alive]). Music, listening mostly to Early (Renaisance, Baroque) & Traditional; playing mandolin, guitar, mandola (Traditional, and largely played in Orkney). Mountaineering, mainly Scottish summer + winter & Alpine summer.