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Davis, Ruth A.

Faculty Member

  • Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security
  • ANCORS Research Strength

Overview


Ruth Davis has been a lecturer with the University of Wollongong since 2003, having previously taught at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the University of Sydney.  Ruth has been affiliated with ANCORS since its early days as the Centre for Maritime Policy in the 1990s.  Having spent over 10 years teaching international and tort law in the Faculty’s LLB program, Ruth has now moved to ANCORS to coordinate and teach into their Masters programs.  

Ruth's primary research interests are in the fields of international environmental law, marine environmental law and polar law and governance. She is currently working on a PhD thesis concerning the protection of cetaceans under international law.  She is co-author of the Cambridge University Press text, International Law with Australian Perspectives, now into its second edition

Research Overview


  • CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

    1. An analysis of international law concerning cetaceans in light of modern principles of international environmental law (PhD thesis, ongoing)
    2. The management of conservation burden in fisheries governance, particularly for Small Island developing States. 

    Research Interests are: International Law, Law of the Sea, Marine Environmental Law, Polar Law, Cetaceans 

Selected Publications


Research Overview


  • CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

    1. An analysis of international law concerning cetaceans in light of modern principles of international environmental law (PhD thesis, ongoing)
    2. The management of conservation burden in fisheries governance, particularly for Small Island developing States. 

    Research Interests are: International Law, Law of the Sea, Marine Environmental Law, Polar Law, Cetaceans 

Selected Publications


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Research Areas