Emma Buxton-Namisnyk is the inaugural Research Analyst of the NSW Domestic Violence Death Review Team and commenced in this role in January 2012. She has previously worked as a tipstaff in the NSW Court of Appeal, as a lawyer in both Sydney and Bangkok, and as a sessional academic teaching philosophy of law, ethics and human rights.

In addition to her work on the Team, Emma is a currently a Clarendon Scholar at the University of Oxford undertaking doctoral research part-time in the area of gender-based violence and human rights. She holds post-graduate qualifications in Criminal Justice and Criminology from the University of New South Wales and in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford. She also holds qualifications in Law and Philosophy from Macquarie University.

Emma is a contributing member of the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Network (ADFVDRN).