Tim Lindgren

  • Tim Lindgren

Teaching Fellow


Tim Lindgren is a PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow at Melbourne Law School, as well as a member of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities (IILAH).

He researches in the field of international law, with a focus on international law and the environment, peoples’ tribunals and decolonisation. He is particularly concerned with postcolonial and decolonial theory, postdevelopment and legal forms of struggle that manifest outside or beyond formal spaces of law. His doctoral project examines the International Rights of Nature Tribunal, and the relationship between the Tribunal and international law.

As a Teaching Fellow at Melbourne Law School, he teaches and lectures in Global Human Rights Law. Tim has also lectured in the LLM program at Melbourne Law School, at the University of Oxford, The New School in New York, Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and for the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights in New York.

Tim is part of the Editor Team for the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment. He has published with Critical Legal Thinking, the Journal of Postcolonial Studies, the International Journal of Human Rights, the Journal of World Systems Research and Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, amongst others. In 2019, Tim also contributed to Friends of the Earth Australia’s economic justice collective legal team. Prior to commencing his doctorate, Tim competed for the Swedish Alpine National Team for several years.

He holds a BA in Global Studies (Summa Cum Laude) from Westminster College, and a Master in International Law (Distinction) from the School of Oriental Studies (SOAS), where he was awarded best overall course performance.



Memberships and affiliations

  • Institute for International Law and the Humanities