Honorary Professor Donald Anton

Honorary Professor

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Biography

Don Anton has been a leading public international lawyer for thirty years. He cut his teeth as a Research Associate for Professors Louis Henkin and Oscar Schacter at Columbia University from 1992-1994. He has taught and lectured on international law around the world, including Melbourne Law School, Michigan Law School, Yale Law School, the Geneva Institute, George Washtington University, University of Colorado, University of Alamaba, Sydney Law School, and the Yangon Law Department.

Anton taught International Law at the ANU from 2000 to 2015 as a Professor of Law. He held the inaugural Chair in International Law at Griffith University from 2015-2020 and was the Director of the Griffith University Law Futures Centre from 2017-2020. In 2019, he was appointed Honorary Professor at the ANU and has continued pursue international law research and pro bono litigation interests.

Appointments

Honorary Professor of Law (2019 – continuing)
The Australian National University College of Law
 
Adjunct Professor of International Environmental Law (2020 – continuing)
Griffith University Law Futures Centre / Griffith Law School

Significant research publications

- DK Anton, ed., International Environmental Law (Edward Elgar, 2021), 2 vols.

- DK Anton & D Shelton, Environmental Protection and Human Rights (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012), pp 1-986.

- DK Anton, JI Charney, P Sands, T Schoenbaum & M Young, International Environmental Law: Cases Materials Problems (LexisNexis Publishing Co, 2007), pp i-xlix, 1-1689.

- DK Anton, PE Mathew & W Morgan, International Law: Cases and Materials (Oxford Univ. Press, 2005), pp i-xxxvi, 1-995.

- DK Anton, JI Charney & ME O’Connell, eds., Politics, Values and Functions: International Law in the Twenty-First Century (Martinus Nijhoff, 1997), pp 1-482

- DK Anton, Challenge: Global Environmental Protection (Sydney: McGraw-Hill Publishers, 1996), pp i-ix, 1-174.

In the Media

16
Apr
2021
Donald Anton interviewed by ABC News Radio

Research projects & collaborations

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Conference papers & presentations

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Commissioned reports

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Government submissions

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Committees

External Organisations

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Case notes & book reviews

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PhD supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • All aspects of Public International Law

 

SJD supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • All aspects of Public International Law

MPhil supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • All aspects of Public International Law

LLM Masters thesis supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • All aspects of Public International Law

Honours thesis supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • All aspects of Public International Law

Internship supervision

I am willing to supervise in the areas:

  • All aspects of Public International Law

Philosophy & approach

Awards/recognition

  • 2012 Australiasian Law Teachers Association/LexisNexis Major Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law (Highly Commended)
  • 2012 ANU College of Law Excellence in Education Award
  • 2013 Nominated for ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Past courses

LL.B./J.D. courses taught

  • International Environmental Law – instituted course at Griffith (2015 – present)/ANU (2000-2015)/Michigan (2003, 2008)/Adelaide(1997)/instituted course at Melbourne (1994-1996)
  • International Law – Griffith (2015-present) ANU (2004-2014)/Melbourne (1994-1996)
  • International Litigation – Idaho (2018)
  • International Human Rights Law – Alabama (2007)
  • International Advocacy and Procedure - instituted course at ANU (2010-2015)
  • Transnational Law – Michigan (2008)
  • Jessup International Law Moot - (Griffith/ANU/Melbourne (periodically))
  • Human Rights & the Environment - instituted course at Michigan (2009)/ANU (2010-2014)
  • Environmental Law - ANU (2000-2003)/Melbourne (1994-1996)
  • Environmental Justice & Human Rights - instituted course at ANU & Alabama (2007)
  • Administrative Law - Idaho (2018)
  • Property Law - Melbourne (1994-1996)
  • Torts - Melbourne (1994-1996)

LL.M. courses taught

  • International Law of the Environment - ANU (2000-2014)
  • International Environmental Law - University of Yangon Department of Law (2013)(taught as the first Visiting Professor of Law at the Department of Law in the modern era); instituted course ate Melbourne University Law School (1996)
  • International Organizations – instituted course at Griffith (2016 – continuing)
  • International Trade Law – instituted course at Griffith (2016 – continuing)
  • International Human Rights Law – instituted course at Griffith (2016 – continuing)
  • International Law – University of Yangon Department of Law (2013)(taught as the first Visiting Professor of Law at the Department of Law in the modern era)
  • International Climate Law - Instituted course at ANU (2007)
  • International Trade and the Environment (ANU/Sydney/Instituted course at Adelaide)
  • Environmental Protection and Human Rights - Instituted course at ANU (2010)
  • Marine and Coastal Law - Instituted course at ANU (2004)
  • Environmental Dispute Settlement - ANU (2003)
  • Federalism and the Environment - ANU (2001-2003)
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Law - ANU (2000-2005)

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