Gerry Nagtzaam

Assoc Professor


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Personal profile


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


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 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

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

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