Dean, School of Law and Professor of International Law, Western Sydney University

Steven Freeland is Dean of the School of Law and Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University.

In addition, he is a Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna; Permanent Visiting Professor of the iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, University of Copenhagen; Visiting Professor at Universite Toulouse1-Capitole; Adjunct Professor, University of Adelaide; Associate Member, Centre for Research in Air and Space Law, McGill University, Canada; a member of Faculty of the London Institute of Space Policy and Law; a Director of the International Institute of Space Law; and a member of the Space Law Committee of the International Law Association.

He is also a member of the Editorial Board / International Advisory Board of many international journals and book series, and Co-Editor of the world's leading annotated book series on the jurisprudence of all of the international criminal courts / tribunals.

He has previously been appointed by the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to conduct a review into Australia's space laws and regulations, and is currently assisting the New Zealand Ministry, Innovation and Employment with regard to various space-related matters. He also participates as part of the official Australian delegation to various United Nations Meetings related to space activities.

He has previously been a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and an advisor to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in matters relating to the ICC.


  • –present
    Professor of International Law, University of Western Sydney