Professor of Public International Law, Faculty of Law, All Souls College, Oxford
Email: catherine.redgwell (at) law.ox.ac.uk
Catherine Redgwell is Chichele Professor of Public International Law and fellow of All Souls College, and Co-Director of the Oxford Geoengineering Programme of the Oxford Martin School.
Her research interests fall broadly within the public international field, including international energy law and international environmental law. She has co-authored two leading texts on international environmental law, Birnie, Boyle and Redgwell, International Law & the Environment (OUP, 3rd edn, 2009) and Bowman, Davies and Redgwell, Lyster’s International Wildlife Law (CUP, 2nd edn, 2010). In the energy field she has published widely including as co-editor and contributing author on international energy law in Energy Law in Europe (OUP, 3rd edn, forthcoming 2015). She is currently co-investigator in a cross-institutional two year (2012-2014) research project on Climate Geoengineering Governance (CGG) funded by the ESRC and AHRC, led from the Oxford Institute for Science, Innovation and Society.
Catherine’s current affiliations include membership of the Academic Advisory Group of the Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law of the International Bar Association, the Council of the British Branch of the International Law Association, and of the Public International Law Advisory Board of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. She is joint general editor of the British Yearbook of International Law and joint editor of the Oxford Monographs in International Law series (OUP), having previously served as joint general editor and chair of the editorial board of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly (2006-2012).
In Oxford, her teaching interests focus on public international law. She has taught on the International Law of the Sea and the Comparative and Global Environmental Law courses offered to BCL and MJur students, and has also taught at the undergraduate level. She is currently supervising research students in the broad areas of international dispute settlement, human rights and humanitarian law, and natural resources law.
Before (re)joining the Oxford Faculty, she held the chair in Public International Law at University College London (2004-2013), having previously held the position of Reader in Public International Law and Yamani Fellow at St Peter’s College (1999-2003). She has also previously held positions at the Universities of Nottingham and Manchester. In 1992/93 she spent six months on secondment to the Legal Advisers, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
My research interests fall broadly within the public international field, including international energy law and international environmental law. I am currently co-investigator in a cross-institutional two year (2012-2014) research project on Climate Geoengineering Governance (CGG) funded by the ESRC and AHRC, led from the Oxford Institute for Science, Innovation and Society.
- (with L. Rajamani), ‘Energy Underground: What’s International Law Got To Do With It?’ in D. Zillman, A. McHarg, L. Barrera-Hernandez and A. Bradbrook (eds.), Energy Underground: Innovative Law and Policy for Transformative Technologies(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).
- ‘The Wrong Trousers: State Responsibility and International Environmental Law’ , in P. Koutrakos and M Evans (eds.), The International Responsibility of the European Union – European and International Perspectives(Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2013), pages 257-274.
- ‘Geoengineering the Climate: Technological Solutions to Mitigation Failure or Continuing Carbon Addiction?’, Carbon and Climate Law Review, 17(2012), pages 178-189.
- (with M. Bowman and P. Davies), Lyster’s International Wildlife Law(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 2010).
- (with P.Birnie and A. Boyle) International Law & the Environment(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 2009).
- ‘International Energy Law’, in M. Roggenkamp, Redgwell, I. del Guayo and A. Ronne (eds.), Energy Law in Europe: National EU and International Regulation(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, 2007; 3rd edition, forthcoming).
Institutional page: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/people/catherine-redgwell