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Joo Ee is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Business. Her research areas are hospitality industry-specific, namely, employment law, human resource management, occupational health and safety and industrial disputes in the hotel and tourism sector. She has also written on tourism governance and sustainable tourism practices, especially in rural tourism. Prior to joining academia, Joo Ee was a solicitor specializing in corporate matters, in particular, franchising, agency, distributorship, logistics, regulatory compliance and licensing in retail and food service sectors. She was also a legal editor of the Hong Kong Law Report & Digests. Joo-Ee is a member of the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP), a network of volunteers who contribute to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) mission of conservation and development.

Research interests

  • Hospitality and tourism law
  • Employment law
  • Human resource management in the hospitality industry
  • Tourism governance
  • Sustainable tourism framework and practices

Monash teaching commitment

  • BTW2241 Comparative Workplace Relations Law
  • BTW1042 Malaysian Business Law
  • BTX5220 International Issues in Employment Law
  • BTW5903 Law and Business Decisions

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Research area keywords

  • Hospitality and tourism law
  • employment law
  • tourism governance
  • sustainable tourism practices


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