Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Professor Natalie Klein

Profile: Professor Natalie Klein
Professor Natalie Klein is acting Head of Department at PICT, and also serves as Dean of Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.  She teaches and researches in different areas of international law, with a focus on law of the sea and international dispute settlement.  Professor Klein is the author of Dispute Settlement and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea (Oxford University Press, 2011). She regularly provides advice, undertakes consultancies and interacts with the media on law of the sea issues.  Prior to joining Macquarie, Professor Klein worked in the international litigation and arbitration practice of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, served as counsel to the Government of Eritrea (1998-2002) and was a consultant in the Office of Legal Affairs at the United Nations.  Her masters and doctorate in law were earned at Yale Law School and in 2013, Professor Klein was invited to be a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law.

BA (Juris) LLB (Hons) (Adel), LLM JSD (Yale)

Research Interests:
Public international law, particularly international dispute resolution, law of the sea, international humanitarian law, and international organisations.

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Contact Information:
Name: Professor Natalie Klein
Phone (Law School): 9850 9931
Phone (PICT): 9850 1423
Fax (Law School): 9850 7686
Fax (PICT): 9850 1440
Office location:
Level 2, Building Y3A
Macquarie University NSW 2109