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


Research area keywords

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

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ACLCF: Analysing Change for a Lower Carbon Future

Buntine, W., Cooke, F. L., Nagtzaam, G., Mendoza Alcantara, A., Wild, A., Senders, M. & Convery, A.


Project: Research

Research Output

International Environmental Law: A Case Study Analysis

Nagtzaam, G., van Hook, E. & Guilfoyle, D., 2020, 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 632 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

International Environmental Law

Nagtzaam, G., 2019, Environmental law in Australia. Bates, G. (ed.). 10th ed. Chatswood NSW Australia: LexisNexis Butterworths, p. 53-88 36 p.

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

'Ramming speed': the Seas Shepherd Conservation Society and the law of protest

Nagtzaam, G. & Guilfoyle, D., 2018, In : Monash University Law Review. 44, 2, p. 360-383 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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