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Dr Tanzim Afroz


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2169, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.2.309A
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2169
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.2.309A  


Dr. Tanzim Afroz is a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.


Tanzim joined the School of Business and Law at ECU in 2016, after completing her PhD in Law from Macquarie University, Australia. She is the recipient of the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (duration 2010-2013), Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund (2012), and ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme for a collaborative national and international interdisciplinary research (2017-2018). She has been awarded with three gold medals from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for her extra-ordinary academic performance.

Tanzim has several publications in renowned journals like Bond Law ReviewEnvironmental and Planning Law JournalAsia Pacific Viewpoint and Ocean & Coastal Management. She has presented papers at prestigious conferences at home and abroad including “the 10th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law” at University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, USA, “2011 Human Rights and Governance Colloquium” at Queensland University of Technology, Australia and “the Asian Society of International Law 7th Biennial Conference” held in Manila, the Philippines (2019).

  • Theme two: Society and Culture; Environmental Law, Corporate Governance
  • Theme three: Natural and Built Environments; Sustainable Developments, Climate Change Law
  • The Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law, Member
  • The Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL), Member
  • 13th South Asian Teaching Session of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), Alumni


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Macquarie University, 2014.
  • Master of Laws, Bangladesh, 2005.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours, Bangladesh, 2004.


Recent Research Grants

  • A collaborative national and international interdisciplinary research agenda to investigate the development, application and governance of pesticides.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2017 Round 1,  2017 - 2018,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Naser, M., Swapan, MS., Ahsan, R., Afroz, T., Ahmed, S., (2019), Climate change, migration and human rights in Bangladesh: Perspectives on governance. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 60(2), 175-190, DOI:
  • Naser, M., Nisbet, T., Afroz, T., (2018), The Discord between International and Australian Approaches to Pesticide Regulation and the Precautionary Principle. Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 35(4), 392-407.
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