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Kaye, Stuart B. Professor

Director and Distinguished Professor

  • Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security

Overview


Stuart Kaye is Director and Professor of Law within the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security. He was formerly the Dean of Law at the University of Western Australia having been appointed Winthrop Professor of Law in July 2010. He held a Chair in Law at the University of Melbourne from 2006 to 2010 and was Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Wollongong between 2002 and 2006. He holds degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney, winning the Law Graduates’ Association Medal, and a doctorate in law from Dalhousie University. He is admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Tasmania and Queensland. He was appointed a Distinguished Professor of the University in 2019.

He was appointed to the International Hydrographic Organization's Panel of Experts on Maritime Boundary Delimitation in 1995 and in 2000 was appointed to the List of Arbitrators under the Environmental Protocol to the Antarctic Treaty. He was chair of the Australian International Humanitarian Law Committee from 2003 to 2009, for which he was awarded the Australian Red Cross Society Distinguished Service Medal. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 2007 and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law in 2011.

He holds the rank of Commander in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve, serving as a legal officer, principally providing advice in operations and international law for the ADF and Maritime Border Command.

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2014 International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives
    2008 Freedom of Navigation in the Indo-Pacific Region
    2017 The Law of the Sea Convention and Sea Level Rise in the light of the South China Sea Arbitration
    Published in   International Law Studies

Research Overview


  • Stuart Kaye has an extensive research interest in the law of the sea and international law. He has written a number of books, including Australia's Maritime Boundaries (2001), The Torres Strait (1997), International Fisheries Management (2001), Freedom of Navigation in the Indo-Pacific Region and over 100 other books, articles and chapters. 

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Design of Multilateral Fisheries Rights Azmi, Kamal
    Doctor of Philosophy Challenges and solutions for the effective governance and regulation of the Southern Ocean's areas beyond national jurisdiction. Johnson, Constance
    Doctor of Philosophy Acoustic Impact in the High Seas - Developing Global Governance to Manage Anthropogenic Underwater Noise in Arear beyond National Junroliction Reeve, Lora
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring the Relationship Between the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf Leonardo, Leonardo
    Doctor of Philosophy Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel At SEA: Managing Privatisation of Securing the Seas through A Treaty Instruments Kartono, Raden Wirawan
    Doctor of Philosophy International Disaster Law – The Responsibility of States Before and in the Aftermath of a Disaster Birchler, Alexandra
    Doctor of Philosophy Resolution and the Need for an Alternative Means: A case study of the Nigeria and Cameroon Case. Timothy, Itohowo
    Doctor of Philosophy Indonesia's Global Maritime Fulcrum as middle power strategy in the context of Indo-Power shifts Junus, Hakam
    Doctor of Philosophy The new international legally binding instrument under UNCLOS: Integrating new structures with existing sectoral management regimes. Clark, Nichola
    Doctor of Philosophy Challenges for Port Tenants in a Post-Privatisation World - The Legal Implications of Australian East Coast Port Privatisations Mackay, Steven
    Doctor of Philosophy Balancing coastal management across the triple bottom line with integrative multidisciplinary approaches Cannard, Toni

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2014 International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives
    2008 Freedom of Navigation in the Indo-Pacific Region
    2017 The Law of the Sea Convention and Sea Level Rise in the light of the South China Sea Arbitration
    Published in   International Law Studies

Research Overview


  • Stuart Kaye has an extensive research interest in the law of the sea and international law. He has written a number of books, including Australia's Maritime Boundaries (2001), The Torres Strait (1997), International Fisheries Management (2001), Freedom of Navigation in the Indo-Pacific Region and over 100 other books, articles and chapters. 

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Design of Multilateral Fisheries Rights Azmi, Kamal
    Doctor of Philosophy Challenges and solutions for the effective governance and regulation of the Southern Ocean's areas beyond national jurisdiction. Johnson, Constance
    Doctor of Philosophy Acoustic Impact in the High Seas - Developing Global Governance to Manage Anthropogenic Underwater Noise in Arear beyond National Junroliction Reeve, Lora
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring the Relationship Between the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf Leonardo, Leonardo
    Doctor of Philosophy Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel At SEA: Managing Privatisation of Securing the Seas through A Treaty Instruments Kartono, Raden Wirawan
    Doctor of Philosophy International Disaster Law – The Responsibility of States Before and in the Aftermath of a Disaster Birchler, Alexandra
    Doctor of Philosophy Resolution and the Need for an Alternative Means: A case study of the Nigeria and Cameroon Case. Timothy, Itohowo
    Doctor of Philosophy Indonesia's Global Maritime Fulcrum as middle power strategy in the context of Indo-Power shifts Junus, Hakam
    Doctor of Philosophy The new international legally binding instrument under UNCLOS: Integrating new structures with existing sectoral management regimes. Clark, Nichola
    Doctor of Philosophy Challenges for Port Tenants in a Post-Privatisation World - The Legal Implications of Australian East Coast Port Privatisations Mackay, Steven
    Doctor of Philosophy Balancing coastal management across the triple bottom line with integrative multidisciplinary approaches Cannard, Toni
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