Churchill, Robin

Professor

  • Emeritus Professor, Law
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1987 …2021

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Biography

Robin Churchill has been Professor of International Law at Dundee since October 2006. Before that, he was at Cardiff University for many years, successively as lecturer, senior lecturer, reader and professor of law. He has also been a lecturer at the University of Tromso (Norway), a research officer at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, and a visiting fellow at the European University Institute in Florence and at the Centre for Maritime Policy, University of Wollongong (Australia).

Professor Churchill has acted an adviser/consultant to various non-governmental organizations (particularly environmental and fisheries organizations), a number of foreign governments, the European Commission and the European Parliament. He is a member of the editorial boards of the British Year Book of International Law, the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law and Law, Science and Policy. He is also a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration's Panel of Arbitrators for Arbitration of Disputes relating to Natural Resources and the Environment.

Professor Churchill has given numerous guest lectures and conference papers, both in the United Kingdom and in nearly 20 other countries.

Teaching

Undergraduate:- EU Law - Current Issues

LL.M. International Dispute Resolution, International Law of Marine Resources.

Professor Churchill is partially retired and therefore no longer offers postgraduate supervision.

Research

Professor Churchill's main research interests lie in the fields of the International Law of the Sea, International Environmental Law, EU fisheries law and human rights, on the first three of which he has published widely.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wales

Award Date: 1 Jan 1984

Master of Laws, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 1969

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