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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 the HDR Coordinator and a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.


By appointment.

Current Teaching

  • Legal Framework 1


Tanzim joined the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University in February 2016, after completing her PhD from Macquarie Law School at Macquarie University. She has also taught units like Law, Human Rights and Global Governance; Sustainability, Science and the Law; Social Innovation, Governance and Professional Leadership at Macquarie University and Commercial Law; Organizational Law; and Managing the Legal Environment at Federation University (Sydney Campus) as adjunct faculty.

Professional Associations

  • The Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL), Member
  • Executive Committee, Bangladesh Chapter: AsianSIL, Member
  • 13th South Asian Teaching Session of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), Alumni

Research Area and Interests

  • Environmental Law
  • Climate Change Law
  • Sustainable Development
  • Corporate Governance


  • 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)

Book Chapters

  • Afroz, T., Naser, M., (2014), Adaptation to Climate Change in the International Climate Change Regime: Challenges and Responses. Implementing Adaptation Strategies by Legal, Economic and Planning Instruments on Climate Change, 4(20), 1-11, Heidelberg, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-77614-7.

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), 16 pages, New Zealand/USA, 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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