Professor Rayfuse (LLB Queen’s; LLM Cambridge; PhD Utrecht; LLD h.c. Lund, FASSA) is a Scientia Professor in law at UNSW Law where she specialises in Public International Law and the Law of the Sea.
Rosemary’s main areas of research include international fisheries law, polar oceans governance, protection of the marine environment in areas beyond national jurisdiction and the normative effects of climate change in international law.
In 2017-18 she was the Swedish Research Council’s Kerstin Hesselgren Visiting Professor at Lund University working on her project on climate change and international fisheries.
Current projects include climate change and polar oceans, ocean acidification and regional fisheries bodies, informal law-making and marine plastics, and new technologies to protect the marine environment.
Rosemary is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.