About Professor Tim Stephens

Tim's research interests include: National and international climate change law; Public international law; International environmental law; Law of the sea; and International dispute settlement.

Dr Tim Stephens is an international lawyer and human geographer and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law. He has published widely on issues of public international law, national and international environmental law and the law of the sea. He is Co-Director (with Associate Professor Fleur Johns) of the Sydney Centre for International Law and Co-Editor in Chief (with Susan Shearing) of the Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law.

Tim holds a PhD in law from the University of Sydney, and an M.Phil in geography from the University of Cambridge. Tim previously worked as a judge’s associate, and as a solicitor in a leading commercial law firm. Tim is a regular media commentator in Australia and internationally on issues of international law and environmental law.

In 2010 Tim was awarded the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Academy of Environmental Law Junior Scholarship Prize for his contribution to environmental law scholarship.

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