Prof. Shirley Scott, University of New South Wales
Guest Researcher (Juni/July 2015)
Prof Scott has been invited by Research Area 4 of the Center for Globalisation and Governance to work on the cross-policy field of climate security.
Please find information on Prof Scott's biography as well as her project below:
Shirley Scott is an associate professor of international relations at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Her scholarship lies at the intersection of International Relations and International Law and she has published widely in both disciplines. She is author of `International Law, US Power. The United States' Quest for Legal Security' (CUP 2012) and co-editor with Alan Bloomfield of a forthcoming book on norm antipreneurs. Shirley is Chair of the International Law section of the International Studies Association and a member of the executive council of the Asian Society of International Law. She is currently engaged in a project on the norm of climate security and implications of the growing acceptance of climate change as an issue of international security for the United Nations Security Council. While in Hamburg she will be working on a paper on the legitimacy of the UN Security Council addressing climate change.