Professor Erika Techera has been named the new law dean at the University of Western Australia.
For the past 15 months, Professor Techera has been acting as interim dean for the law school. In that time, she oversaw the introduction of the Juris Doctor degree and developed new postgraduate programs.
Professor Techera previously worked as the Director of the Centre for International & Environmental Law at Macquarie University, and has practiced as a barrister in New South Wales.
Her research focuses on international and comparative environmental law, particularly marine environmental law and heritage law and policy. She is currently researching shark protection laws as part of a joint research initiative with Macquarie University.
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