Dr Justin Rose

Adjunct Research Fellow - Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law (AgLaw)


Justin Rose (BA, LLB (Hons) PhD) is a Pacific Island environmental law specialist, having worked in the region in various environmental law roles since 1998. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Law of the University of the South Pacific (USP) in addition to his Adjunct role at the Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law at the University of New England.

Justin commenced his environmental law career worked as a policy bureaucrat in Australian Federal and State government agencies, followed by three years as an Australian International Volunteer in Micronesia, time spent leading Greenpeace Pacific's Melanesian Forest Campaign   and private consulting. After completing his PhD in Pacific law in 2007 he was appointed the inaugural coordinator of USP’s Master of Environmental Laws program. From 2011-2013 Justin worked in an AusAID-supported role as the Environmental Law Adviser to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia. Since 2013 Justin has devoted most of his time to making documentary films of themes of environmental protection and justice. He is a member of IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law.