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Josephine Gillespie

Senior lecturer, University of Sydney

Jo is an environmental legal geographer interested in the complex intersection of geography and law. Jo's research investigates environmental protection and human-environment geographies throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific. Jo draws on her industry experience from the law to inform her research and teaching. She is a Commissioner on the IUCN Commission on Environment, Economic and Social Policy, a member of the New South Wales Geographical Society and a Co-Convenor of the Legal Geography Study Group of the Institute of Australian Geographers.


  • –present
    Senior lecturer, School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney


  • 2010 
    The University of Sydney, PhD