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Dr Felicity Deane is an Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology. Her PhD entitled, ‘The Clean Energy Package and WTO Law: An Analysis of Compliance Issues’ was completed in August 2013. Her book ‘Emissions Trading and WTO Law: A Global Analysis’ was published internationally in March 2015. It has been published in several languages. Felicity has published extensively in areas where economics and the law intersect, in particular regarding emissions trading and other forms of market based mechanisms. She has recently led projects associated with agriculture in Australia including the regulation of sugar cane farming practices in Queensland, and the experiences of farmers with the Environment, Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. She is also one of three QUT researchers involved in a multidisciplinary Food Agility Project examining blockchain technology and provenance of the beef supply chain.


  • 2020–present
    Associate professor, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2015–2020
    Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2013 
    Queensland University of Technology, Phd


  • 2021
    Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services, In Press
  • 2019
    Measuring, monitoring, reporting and verification of shipping emissions: Evaluating transparency and answerability, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law
  • 2018
    The control of nutrient run-off from agricultural areas: Insights into governance from Australia's sugarcane industry and the Great Barrier Reef. , Transnational Environmental Law
  • 2015
    Emissions Trading and WTO Law: A Global Analysis,