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Emeritus Professor in Environmental Law, University of Sydney

Ben Boer was appointed as Emeritus Professor in the University of Sydney in late 2008. In 2011 he was appointed as Distinguished Professor at Wuhan University Law School in its Research Institute of Environmental Law. He now teaches in Wuhan for around three months a year. Between 2006 and 2008, he was the international Co-Director of the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) Academy of Environmental Law and Visiting Professor based at the University of Ottawa. He was appointed as Deputy Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law in 2012, a position he will hold until 2016.

Experience

  • 2008–present
    Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney
  • 2011–present
    Distinguished Professor in Environmental Law, Wuhan University Law School
  • 1992–2008
    Professor in Environmental Law, University of Sydney

Education

  • 1978 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Laws
  • 1974 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Laws

Research Areas

  • Law (1801)
  • Sydney
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  • +61 2 9351 0465
  • ben.boer@sydney.edu.au
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