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Dr Rozemarijn Roland Holst

Assistant Professor in International Environmental Law

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Assistant Professor in International Environmental Law in the Durham Law School  
Co-Director in the Centre for Sustainable Development Law and Policy  
Assistant Professor in International Environmental Law in Durham CELLS (Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences)  


Rozemarijn Roland Holst is Assistant Professor in International Environmental Law at Durham Law School. Her research is situated at the intersection of international law of the sea, environmental law, and climate change law. Research themes include the interaction between law, science and new technology, international resource governance, (critical) political economy, international organisations law, and international dispute settlement.

Rozemarijn collaborates with colleagues across disciplines, including the natural sciences, and is interested in critical and interdisciplinary approaches. As a consultant, she advises on various areas of the law of the sea and environmental law. She also serves as appointed member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Noordzeeoverleg, the cross-sectoral consultative body on Dutch North Sea policy.

Prior to joining Durham, Rozemarijn was Assistant Professor in Public International Law at Utrecht University, and a senior research fellow of the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea, and the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law. She was a visiting research fellow at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Rozemarijn obtained her PhD (cum laude) from Utrecht University, and holds an LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law (with distinction) from the University of Edinburgh and an LLB (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam.

Rozemarijn is book review editor of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

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Rozemarijn welcomes supervision enquiries from prospective doctoral candidates in any of her research areas.

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