Associate Professor Daud Sm Hassan

Associate Professor Daud Sm Hassan

Director of HDR Students,
School of Law

Associate Professor,
School of Law

Biography

Associate Professor Daud Hassan joined the University of Western Sydney in 2009 with considerable teaching, research and community service experience. Daud taught at five different universities in Australia and Overseas, including University of Technology Sydney and Victoria University, Melbourne.

Daud holds a PhD in the Law of the Sea. He has built up a formidable international reputation in the field of ocean governance. The international stature of Daud's work has been recognised by Visiting Professorships at various universities in Asia and Europe. His research work addresses global and regional environmental issues that are of international significance. . His research spans many countries and jurisdictions including Australia, Bangladesh, China, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Norway and Switzerland.

In 2003, Daud held a visiting position at the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University, Japan. He is the recipient of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship 2003. Daud attended two expert meetings on international environmental law held in the Netherlands and Finland in 2006 with the financial support of Martinus Nijhoff, University of Tilburg and the University of Lapland. In 2007 Daud was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Bern, Switzerland. He was a visiting scholar at the David C. Lam Institute for East West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University and the Finnish Environment Institute in 2010 and 2012 respectively. In 2014 Daud was invited as a Visiting Professor  of international environmental law by the Faculty of Law, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands. Currently he is a Visiting Professor of Oceanography at the of University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

At present Daud is the Director of International Centre for Ocean Governance (ICOG).  He is a member of the Specialist Group on Oceans, Coasts and Coral Reefs for the IUCN and a member of the International Law and Sea Level Rise Committee for the International Law Association (ILA), Global Branch.

Daud is actively engaged in supervising PhD students in the areas of International and Comparative Environmental Law, Law of the Sea, Climate Change and International Human Rights Law. Before coming to UWS Law School Daud was the Director of Research and Postgraduate Programmes at Victoria Law School.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Hassan.

Qualifications

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY University of Wollongong
  • MASTER OF LAWS University of Sydney
  • MASTERS OF LAW University of Rajshahi
  • BACHELOR OF LAWS University of Rajshahi

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Law
  • School of Law

Contact

Email: daud.hassan@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9639
Mobile:
Location: EK.G.02A
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Hassan, D. (2009), 'International Rivers: Rights of the Riparian States', : BELA 9789848173213.
  • Hassan, D. (2006), 'Protecting the Marine Environment from Land-Based Sources of Pollution: Towards Effective International Cooperation', : Ashgate Publishing Ltd 9780754646013.

Chapters in Books

  • Soininen, N. and Hassan, D. (2015), 'Marine spatial planning as an instrument of sustainable ocean governance', Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law, Routledge 9780415739702.
  • Hassan, D. and Soininen, N. (2015), 'United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea as a framework for marine spatial planning', Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law, Routledge 9780415739702.
  • Hassan, D. and Haque, A. (2015), 'Marine spatial planning in the Bay of Bengal sub-region in South Asia', Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law, Routledge 9780415739702.
  • Soininen, N., Kuokkanen, T. and Hassan, D. (2015), 'Comparative and forward-looking conclusions on transboundary MSP', Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law, Routledge 9780415739702.
  • Hassan, D. (2012), 'Commentary on the Opportunities and Challenges for Transboundary Maritime Spatial Planning in the Bothnian Sea Region', Planning the Bothnian Sea, Finepress Turku, Finland 9789526720748.
  • Hassan, D. (2008), 'Environmental Impact Assessment in the Bay of Bengal Sub-region in South Asia : A Legal Analysis', Practicing International Environmental Impact Assessment, Martinus Nijhoff .
  • Hassan, D. (2007), 'International Conventions Relating to Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Control: A legal Analysis', Water Pollution Policies and Perspectives, Amicus Books .

Journal Articles

  • Hassan, D. and Hasan, S. (2017), '[In Press] Origion, development and evolution of maritime piracy : a historical analysis', International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, .
  • Hasan, S. and Hassan, D. (2016), 'Current arrangements to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region : an evaluation', Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, vol 47, no 2 , pp 171 - 217.
  • Hassan, D. and Saha, B. (2016), 'Regulatory frameworks for protecting inland waters from pollution : challenges and opportunities', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 46, no 3/4 , pp 270 - 289.
  • Hassan, D. (2015), 'Territorial sovereignty and state responsibility : an environmental perspective', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 45, no 3-4 , pp 139 - 145.
  • Haque, A. and Hassan, D. (2014), 'Maritime boundary delimitation : a normative standard? - part I : historical development of the legal regime', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 44, no 5 , pp 433 - 450.
  • Haque, A. and Hassan, D. (2014), 'UNCLOS/maritime boundary delimitation : a normative standard? Part II. Is it still insufficiently addressed?', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 44, no 6 , pp 517 - 530.
  • Hassan, D. and Khan, A. (2013), 'Climate-change-related human rights violations', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 43, no 2 , pp 80 - 86.
  • Hassan, D. (2013), 'The Great Barrier Reef : maritime spatial planning', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 43, no 4-5 , pp 259 - 269.
  • Hassan, D. (2013), 'The role of positivism in the development of International Law ', Philippine Law Journal, vol 87, no 3 , pp 778 - 798.
  • Hassan, D. (2012), 'South China Sea : control of land based sources of marine pollution : a regional overview. Part 1', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 42, no 2 , pp 124 - 129.
  • Hassan, D. (2012), 'South China Sea : control of land based sources of marine pollution : a regional overview. Part 2', Environmental Policy and Law, vol 42, no 3 , pp 169 - 174.
  • Hassan, D. (2011), 'Control of Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution in Japan: A Legal Analysis', The Journal of International Maritime Law, vol 17, no 6 , pp 481 - 491.
  • Hassan, D. and Khan, A. (2011), 'Right to Life and Abortion: A Study on the Legal Controversy of the Status of the Unborn Child in International Human Rights Law', Indian Journal of International Law, vol 51, no 3 , pp 408 - 422.
  • Collins, R. and Hassan, D. (2009), 'Applications and Shortcomings of the Law of the Sea in Combating Piracy: A South East Asian Perspective', Journal Of Maritime Law And Commerce, vol 40, no 1 , pp 89 - 113.
  • Hassan, D. (2009), 'Climate Change and the Current Regimes of Arctic Fisheries Resources Management: An Evaluation', Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, vol 40, no 4 , pp 511 - 536.
  • Hassan, D. (2006), 'Rise of Territorial States and the Treaty of Westphalia', Yearbook of New Zealand Jurisprudence, vol 9 .
  • Hassan, D. and Brown, S. (2005), 'Application of the Precautionary Principle in the 2000 Biosafety Protocol to the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity', Journal of International Biotechnology Law, vol 112 .
  • Hassan, D. (2004), 'Regional Frameworks for Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Control: A Legal Analysis on the North East Atlantic and the Baltic Sea Regions', Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal, vol 1 .
  • Hassan, D. (2004), 'International Conventions Relating to Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Control: A legal Analysis', Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, vol 16 , pp 657 - .
  • Hassan, D. (2003), 'Land based Sources of Marine Pollution Global Framework for Control', Australian International Law Journal, .
  • Hassan, D. (2002), 'Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Control in Bangladesh: A Legal Analysis', Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, .

Conference Papers

  • Hassan, D. (2006), 'The Development of International Law and Positivism', Proceedings on Australian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) Conference, Victoria University, Australia.
  • Hassan, D. (2003), 'Problems and Issues in Land-based Sources of Marine Pollution Control : A Legal Analysis', Proceedings on the 2003 International Sustainable Development Research Conference, University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Hassan, D. (2002), 'Marine Pollution Control in Bangladesh', Proceedings on the International Conference on the Law and Commerce, International Islamic University of Kua Lalampur, Malaysia.

Research

Previous Projects

Title: International Legal Regimes of Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Control: Implementation and Shortcomings in the Japan Sea Region [no funding to UWS]
Years: 2015-07-15 - 2015-12-31
ID: P00022881
Western Researchers: Daud Sm Hassan
Funding:
  • Heiwa Nakajima Foundation
Title: Maritime Spatial Planning System in the Baltic Sea Region: Lessons from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Years: 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
ID: P00018221
Western Researchers: Daud Sm Hassan
Funding:
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Supervision

Associate Professor Hassan is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: International Law and Women's Rights at Work in Saudi Arabia
Field of Research:
Title: Space Law
Field of Research:
Title: Livelihood Strategies of the Landless Poor in Bangladesh: A Social Development Perspective
Field of Research: OTHER MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCE
Title: United Nations Convention on The Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries: A Bangladesh Perspective
Field of Research: LAW
Title: Space Law
Field of Research:
Title: War Criminals and Crimes Against Humanity: A Bangladesh Perspective
Field of Research:
Title: Climate Change and its Impact on Human Rights in Bangladesh
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Title: The Adequacies and Inadequacies of the Piracy Regime: A Gulf of Guinea Perspective
Field of Research: LAW
Thesis: The Adequacies and Inadequacies of the Piracy Regime: A Gulf of Guinea Perspective
Title: Impacts of Climate Change on Human Rights of the Displaced People: Bangladesh Perspective
Field of Research: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES; LAW; BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW
Thesis: Impact of Climate Change on Human Rights of the Displaced People: Bangladesh Perspective
Title: Inland Water Pollution in Bangladesh: The Need for Regulatory Reform
Field of Research: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES; JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Thesis: Inland Water Pollution in Bangladesh: The Need for Regulatory Reform

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