Shawkat Alam, LLB (Hons), LLM, PhD is an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for International and Environmental Law at Macquarie University where he teaches and researches in the areas of international and environmental law.
Dr Alam has published extensively in his areas of research. His recent publications include Sustainable Development and Free Trade (Routledge, 2008), Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law (Routledge 2012, co-edited with Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Tareq M.R. Chowdhury, and Erika J Techera), and Globalisation and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice (Routledge 2011, co-edited with Natalie Klein, and Juliette Overland).
Dr Alam has served as an International Expert for United Nations Industrial Development Organisation’s Quality Support Programme in Bangladesh. Dr Alam is currently Editor of the Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law.