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Prof

Lee Godden

Professor
water and environmental management
urban and spatial controls
land and water management and indigenous rights
legal theory
globalisation
indigenous rights
science & technology
law
social sciences
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Prof

Lee Godden

 
Division
Law
 
Primary Interest
Science & Technology Regulation
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Prof

Lee Godden

 

Professor Godden is the Director, Centre for Resources Energy and Environmental Law, Melbourne Law School. Her research interests include environmental law, natural resources law (especially water) property law and indigenous peoples’ land rights.

The impact of her work extends beyond Australia with comparative research on environmental law and sustainability, property law and resource trading regimes, water law resources and Indigenous land rights issues, in countries as diverse as Canada, New Zealand, UK, South Africa, and the Asia- Pacific.
In 2013-15 she was an Australian Law Reform Commissioner.

Engagement with the theoretical and the grounded aspects of law is a hallmark of her scholarship distinguished by an interdisciplinary approach. She maintains a focus on legal theory, drawing on her background in law and geography. Her work has appeared in leading International journals, as well as leading Australian law journals. Professor Godden has been awarded ARC Discovery Project and Linkage Project funding, as well as undertaking a number of consultancies.

She has a longstanding record in community knowledge transfer; a recipient with other project members of a 2007 Vice Chancellor’s knowledge transfer award. Her contribution to environmental conservation and social justice has been recognised by invited membership of leading international and national environmental, and natural resource organisations. Her work continues with engagement in public interest issues such as the impact of climate change on environmental law and water law and economic development for indigenous communities.

Projects

Displaying the 18 most recent projects by Lee Godden.

18

Projects

Project Types


10

Research Grant


4

Internal Research Grant


4

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 120 most recent scholarly works by Lee Godden.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia


2016

FAAL - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Law

Chair, Academic Advisory Group, Section On Energy,Environment, Resources And Infrastaructure Law

International Bar Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

Griffith University

Bachelor of Legal Studies

Macquarie University

Master of Arts

University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Education

State College of Victoria

Bachelor of Arts (honours)

University of Melbourne