Graduate Researchers

Sarah Barker

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Directors' Liability for Corporate Responses to Climate Change: A Comparative Study of Australian, US and UK Law. Supervisors: Professor Jacqueline Peel and Ms Judith Marychurch.

Timothy Baxter

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Justiciability and the environment – Challenging current conceptions of separation of powers in light of existential environmental threats. Supervisors: Professor Lee Godden and Associate Professor Jason Varuhas. Read more about Timothy Baxter.

James Bond

PhD Candidate, Science. Topic: Divergent Risk Perspectives in Environmental Management. Supervisors: Dr Brian Cook (School of Geography and Resource Management) and Professor Lee Godden.

The Hon. Philip Cummins

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Of Judicial Office. Supervisors: Professor Michael Crommelin AO and Laureate Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders AO. Read more about The Hon. Philip Cummins.

Elizabeth Macpherson

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: The Indigenous Water Market: Commercial Indigenous Water Rights in Australia and Chile. Supervisors: Associate Professor Kirsty Gover and Adjunct Associate Professor Maureen Tehan.

Carlo Morris

PhD Candidate, Engineering. Topic: Management of the environment using a combination of policy instruments: A case study of farm dams in Victoria. Supervisors: Professor Michael Stewardson (Engineering), Professor Biran Finlayson (Geography and Resource Management) and Professor Lee Godden.

James Munro

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: The relationship between emissions trading schemes and international trade and investment law. Supervisors: Professor Andrew Mitchell and Associate Professor Margaret Young.

Stephanie Niall

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Shifting Sands: The Complexity of Managing Natural Resources in a Dynamic Environment. Supervisors: Professor Lee Godden and Professor Jacqueline Peel.

Erin O'Donnell

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Environmental independence: How can environmental law adapt to an environmental corporation with property rights and a voice of its own? Supervisors: Professor Lee Godden, Professor Sundhya Pahuja and Professor John Freebairn (Economics). Read more about Erin O'Donnell.

Lily O'Neil

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Law, power, and indigenous negotiation outcomes in Australia's natural gas industry. Supervisors: Adjunct Associate Professor Maureen Tehan and Professor Miranda Stewart. Read more about Lily O'Neil.

Joshua Paine

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: International Adjudicatory Functions: A Comparative Study through the Lens of Environmental Cases. Supervisors: Laureate Professor Anne Orford and Associate Professor Margaret Young. Read more about Joshua Paine.

Alice Palmer

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Reimagining international environmental law. Supervisors: Professor Lee Godden and Associate Professor Shaun McVeigh. Read more about Alice Palmer.

Robin Robinson

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: Unfinished Business: How to address deficiencies in native title jurisprudence relating to the protection of intragroup native title rights and interests. Supervisors: Adjunct Associate Professor Maureen Tehan and Associate Professor Kirsty Gover.

Laura Schuijers

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic: The effective regulation of environmental impact assessment: A case study on hydraulic fracturing. Supervisors: Associate Professor Margaret Young and Professor Jacqueline Peel.

Elizabeth Sheargold

PhD Candidate, Melbourne Law School. Topic examines how states seek to safeguard their regulatory autonomy when drafting international trade and investment agreements. Read more about Elizabeth Sheargold.