Gerry Nagtzaam

Assoc Professor

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Gerry Nagtzaam is a world recognised environmental scholar both domestically and internationally. His research focuses on the intersections between environmental law, politics, history and economics. He has written a number of well received books on topics including international environmental treaties and their normative treatment, nuclear waste disposal in democratic states, and a forthcoming book on the phenomenon of ecoterrorism. He has written extensively on the issue of whaling and global bio diversity loss. Associate Professor Nagtzaam is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s International Law Committee.

Monash teaching commitment

LAW1111 Foundations of Law SEM1/T2

LAW4313 International environmental law SEM1/T2

LAW1113 Torts (new course) SEM1/T2; SEM2/T3

LAW4115 Environmental law SEM2/T3



  • International Environmental Law
  • Australian Environmental Law
  • Whaling
  • Climate Change
  • Ecoterrorism

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Projects 2017 2017

Research Output 2008 2017

Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

Newman, A. M. C. & Nagtzaam, G. J., 2016, 1st ed. UK: Routledge. 321 p. (Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Constructivism and sociological institutionalism

Nagtzaam, G. J., 2015, Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Pattberg, P. H. & Zelli, F. (eds.). 1st ed. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 73 - 80 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

End of the line? Paul Watson and the future of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Nagtzaam, G. J., 2014, In : Journal of Arts and Humanities. 3, 2, p. 9 - 20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access