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Researcher: Herr, RA (Associate Professor Richard Herr)

Fields of Research

International Relations
Australian Government and Politics
Political Science
Law
Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
Policy and Administration
Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Natural Resource Management
Public Policy
Defence Studies
Civil Law and Procedure
Environmental Impact Assessment
Toxicology (incl. Clinical Toxicology)
Law and Legal Studies
Comparative Government and Politics

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
International Relations
Justice and the Law
International Organisations
Government and Politics
Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
International Aid and Development
Rights to Environmental and Natural Resources (excl. Water Allocation)
Law, Politics and Community Services
Political Systems
Defence and Security Policy
Defence
Electoral Systems
Environment
International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)
Hydro-Electric Energy
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Fisheries - Wild Caught

Career Best Publications

CCAMLR and the Environmental Protocol: Relationships and Interactions; Implementing the Environmental Protection Regime for the Antarctic
Environmental Protection in the South Pacific: The Effectiveness of SPREP and its Conventions; Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development 2002/2003
The International Regulation of Patagonian Toothfish: CCAMLR and High Seas Fisheries Management; Governing High Seas Fisheries: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes
The Pacific Islands Region in the Post-Cold War Order: Some Thoughts from a Decade Later; Revue Juridique Polynesienne
The Protection and Preservation of the Antarctic Marine Environment: Problems of Inter-Regimes and Relations; Preservation and Protection of the Marine Enviironment

Research Publications

A first for Parliament
A little bit of House-keeping
A Pacific Islands View of the US Pivot to Asia: Can Washington Develop and Effective Regional Strategy?; Managing Regional Security Agenda
A Parliamentary Trojan Horse?
Advocate Poll Results
AdvocatePoll 20th May
Another BRIC in the wall
Antarctica and the University of Tasmania
Antarctica Offshore: A Cacophony of Regimes
Antarctica Offshore: a Cacophony of Regimes?; Antarctic CRC
Antarctica's Future: Continuity or Change?; AIIA Sixteenth Annual Conference - Antarctica's Future: Continuity or Change?
Antarctica's Future: Symbols and Reality; AIIA Sixteenth Annual Conference - Antarctica's Future: Continuity or Change?
Asian Century's tunnel vision
ATS Decision-making and Change: The Role of Domestic Politics in Australia; Governing the Antarctic: The Effectiveness and Legitimacy of the Antarctic Treaty System
Australia and Bycatch: The Regional Context; Fisheries Bycatch: Consequences and Management
Australia and South Pacific Security: 9/11, Iraq and Regional Consequences; Taiwanese Journal of Australian Studies
Australia and the Pacific Islands; Australian Foreign Policy: Into the New Millennium
Australia's Oceans Policy: Policy and Process; Australia-Canada Ocean Research Network Workshop
Australia, Security and the Pacific Islands: From Empire to Commonwealth; The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs
Bainimarama to push poll triumph and global vision at UN
Carr's focus on Pacific a welcome change
CCAMLR and the Environmental Protocol: Relationships and Interactions; Implementing the Environmental Protection Regime for the Antarctic
Consensus statement on the Reform of the Tasmanian Constitution; University of Tasmania Law Review
Cultural adaptation of the Westminster Model: Some examples from Fiji and Samoa; Australasian Parliamentary Review
Democracy 101 will get us nowhere
Democracy and Small Parliaments: Some Diseconomies of Scale; Democratic Audit of Australia
Democratic intervention, biketawa and the military coup d'etat of 2006 in Fiji; The New Pacific Review - La nouvelle revue du Pacifique
Democratic Intervention, Biketawa and the Military Coup d'Etat of 2006 in Fiji; Proceedings of a Colloqium: New Caledonia for Melanesian Integration
Environmental Protection in the South Pacific: The Effectiveness of SPREP and its Conventions; Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development 2002/2003
External Influences and the 2006 Fiji Military Coup
Fewer MPs wanted at best value
Fiji requires our help now: the time is right
Fiji vital to any effective regional system
Fiji’s flirtation with Russia a legacy of post-coup freeze-out
Geopolitics of Regionalism and Climate Change Soft Law Legitimacy: Some Australian Views of Mitigation and Adaptation; 6th NRF Open Assembly
Global Electronic Database of Multilateral Marine Treaties and Agreements; Kluwer Law International
Hare-Clark: The Electoral Legacy; An Australian Democrat: The Life, Work and Consequences of Andrew Inglis Clark
Hobart, Tasmania: Gateway of Peace to Antarctica
Implications of the 'Failed States' Concept for the Pacific Islands Countries in the Post-September 11th World; The Eye of the Cyclone: Issues in Pacific Security
Is Russia fast becoming another BRIC in Fiji's wall with the West?
Issues in Australia's Marine and Antarctic Policies; Proceedings of the Departmental Public Policy Seminar Series
L'Intervention démocratique, Biketawa et le coup d'Etat militaire; La Nouvelle-Calédonie pour l'intégration mélanésienne
Learning from History: The 1989-92 Minority Government; Minority Government: The Liberal Green Experience in Tasmania
MercPoll 1st January
MercPoll 21st August
MercPoll Results
Multilateral Treaty on Fisheries
Nauru in the Arc of Instability: Too Many Degrees of Freedom?; Australia's Arc of Instability: The Political and Cultural Dynamics of Regional Security
One of us? Turnbull treads a delicate path at Pacific leaders forum
Our near abroad, Australia and Pacific islands regionalism
Overlapping Maritime Regimes: an Initial Reconnaissance; Antarctic CRC
Pacific Island Regionalism: How firm the foundations for future cooperation?; Pacific Futures
Pacific, Small States
Parliment 101: A Student's Guide to Parliment; Fiji National University
Parliment of Fiji Candidates Manual: 2014 General Election
Political Chronicles: Tasmania: January to June 2001; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Political satire reigns
Post-Coup Fiji and Political Reform: Westminster Under the 2013 Constitution; India`s Look East to Act East Policy: Tracking the Opportunities and Challenges in The Indo-Pacific
Reducing Parliament and Minority Government in Tasmania: Strange Bedfellows Make Politics - Badly; Australasian Parliamentary Review
Regional Cooperation; Strategic Cooperation and Competition in the Pacific Islands
Regional Security Environment and Architecture in the Pacific Islands Region; Regionalism, Security and Cooperation in Oceania
Restructuring foreign and defence policy: the Pacific Islands; Asia-Pacific in the New World Order
Review of Regional Institutional Arrangements in the Marine Sector
Review of the 1994 Local Government Elections Report
Review Of The Samoan Parliamentary Practice And Procedure Manual
Review of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Summary Report
Samoa Legislative Assembly Legislative Needs Assessment
Science as Currency and the Currency of Science; Antarctica: Policies and Policy Development
Secret Hydro Tactic: Documents reveal plot to 'influence' own watchdog
Security and the Cartography of Pacific Islands Regionalism: The Origins and Evolution of a Regional Identity
Small Island States of the South Pacific: Regional Seas and Global Responsibilities; Order for the Oceans at the Turn of the Century
South Pacific Forum
South Pacific Tourism Council
Sovereignty and Responsibility: Some Issues in Chinese/Taiwanese Rivalry in the Pacific Islands; Fijian Studies
Sovereignty at Sea: From Westphalia to Madrid; Sovereignty at Sea: From Westphalia to Madrid
Sunday Tasmanian Poll May 10th
Sunday Tasmanian Poll Oct.28th
Suva comes in from the cold - but Canberra feels the chill
Tasmania: January to June 2002; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: January to June 2004; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: January to June 2005; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: January to June 2006; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: July to December 2001; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: July to December 2002; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: July to December 2003; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: July to December 2004; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania: July to December 2005; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmanian Political Chronicle: January to June 2003; Australian Journal of Politics and History
The Changing Roles of Non-government Organisations in the Antarctic Treaty System; Governing the Antarctic: The Effectiveness and Legitimacy of the Antarctic Treaty System
The Concept of Regime Overlap: Towards Identification and Assessment
The Concept of the 'Failed State': A Brobdingnagian View from Lilliput; New Zealand in a Globalising World
The Frontiers of Pacific Islands Regionalism: Charting the Boundaries of Identity; Asia Pacific World
The Geopolitics of Pacific Islands' Regionalism: From Strategic Denial to the Pacific Plan; Fijian Studies
The International Regulation of Patagonian Toothfish: CCAMLR and High Seas Fisheries Management; Governing High Seas Fisheries: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes
The International Regulation of Patagonian Toothfish: CCAMLR and High Seas Fisheries Management
The Management of South Pacific Marine Resources: Regional Institutions and Canadian Development Assistance; Oceans Law and Policy in the Post-UNCED Era: Australian and Canadian Perspectives
The Pacific Challenge
The Pacific Islands Region in the Post-Cold War Order: Some Thoughts from a Decade Later; Revue Juridique Polynesienne
The Protection and Preservation of the Antarctic Marine Environment: Problems of Inter-Regimes and Relations; Preservation and Protection of the Marine Enviironment
The Regulation of Antarctic Tourism: A Study in Regime Effectiveness; Governing the Antarctic: The Effectiveness and Legitimacy of the Antarctic Treaty System
The Security outlook for Melanesia; Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales
The Soviet Union and China; Strategic Cooperation and Competition in the Pacific Islands
Time for a fresh approach: Australia and Fiji relations post-abrogation
Try cutting ministers first
Twenty-Five Years of the ASPG: A Personal Reflection on Its Early Days; Annual Conference of the Australasian Study of Parliament Group: Northern Territory Chapter
U.S. moves to counter China in Pacific
Vice-Regal 'Insurance': The Powers and Duties of the Governor
White paper must revive Pacific studies
Why Carr needs the velvet glove more than the iron fist
Wither the Pacific Islands Forum post-Pohnpei?”

Research Projects

An Assessment of Australian marine obligations in Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic.; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Canada, Australia and Maritime Cooperation: Oceans Policy inthe post UNCED era; Canadian High Commission (CHC)
Non-state actors in Antarctic policy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Polar politics - regime convergence; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
SE Asian maritime regimes, post cold-war order and implementation of UNCED's agenda 21; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The environment, marine regimes and international cooperation in the South Pacific; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The politics of polar regimes: a convergence of the extremes?; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Australian foreign economic policy and the GATT
Dealignment and party change in Tasmania
Federalism and policy making in offshore Australia with specific reference to the offshore constitutional settlement
Government - Media Relations during wartime.
Heavenly Powers- Holy See Diplomacy Toward China
Institutional Transfer in Western Samoa- A Case Study in Mutual Adjustment
International regime formation in Antarctica
Legislative benefits and the enforcement process- The administration of foodhygiene in Tasmania, 1977 - 1989
Middle Powers in the Modern State System
Political Corruption, Accountability and the Media
Political Mavericks in Australia
Power, Policy & War- Explaining the Iran-Iraq War
The Alternative Vision- Australian Republicanism
The Responsibility to Protect- No More Rwandas. The International Community and Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century
The role of non-state actors in the Antarctic Treaty System