Professor Clive Schofield
Director of Research, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS)
Professor Clive Schofield is Director of Research at the Australian Centre for Ocean Resource and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong (UOW). He is also the Leader of the University’s Sustaining Oceans and Coastal Communities research theme within the UOW Global Challenges Program. He has also served as Acting Dean of Law at UOW. He is a past Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow and QEII Senior Research Fellow. He holds a PhD (geography) from the University of Durham, UK and an LLM from the University of British Columbia, Canada. Clive’s research interests relate to international boundaries and particularly maritime boundary delimitation and marine jurisdictional issues. He has published over 250 scholarly publications including 22 books and monographs on these issues as well as geo-technical aspects of the law of the sea and maritime security. Clive serves as an International Hydrographic Office (IHO)-nominated Observer on the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS) and is a member of the International Law Association’s Committee on International Law and Sea Level Rise. He has also been involved in the peaceful settlement of boundary and territory disputes by providing advice to governments engaged in boundary negotiations and in dispute settlement cases before the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Additionally he recently served as an independent expert witness in the international arbitration case between the Philippines and China.