Dr Nicole Rogers BA (Hons)(Syd), LLB (Hons)(Sydney), LLM (UOW), PhD (SCU) Nicole is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University, NSW. Nicole completed her Law Degree with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney. She also has a Masters of Law from the University of Wollongong and a Doctor of Philosophy from Southern Cross University. She has been an academic with Southern Cross University since 1992. Nicole’s research interests are the intersection of performance studies theory and law, and climate change law, from a human rights angle and the inadequacies of the existing regulatory framework in the context of planning for climate change impacts. Nicole has taught in about sixteen units and is currently teaching Constitutional Law, Environmental Law and Legal Process. Nicole has also worked as a Research officer for the National Aboriginal and Islander Legal Services Secretariat. She is a solicitor and has worked in private practice in Lismore and Sydney. Nicole is also the Lawyer on the Southern Cross University Human Research Ethics Committee, a position she’s held since 2004. She has also assumed numerous responsibilities on various other University committees including the Occupational Health and Safety Committee, the Law School Curriculum and Library Committees, the Student Misconduct Committee and the University’s Programs Committee.
Law and liberty in a time of climate change, Public Space: the Journal of Law and Social Justice (2009)
In this article I examine the intersection between human rights and climate change, and consider...
Talking to judges about the art of judging: an annotated performance text (with Greta Mary Bird), Public Space: the Journal of Law and Social Justice (2009)
We performed this paper at the Judicial Reasoning: Art or Science? conference held at the...
Activism and the academy, Alternative Law Journal (2008)
How the legal academy can support and accommodate activism - North East Forest Alliance (NEFA)...
Art or artifice: judging in troubled times (with Greta Mary Bird), The art of judging: a special issue of the Southern Cross University Law Review (2008)
Green paradigms and the law, School of Law and Justice Papers (1998)
Where the wild things are: finding the wild in law, Exploring wild law: the philosophy of earth jurisprudence (2011)
Law, order and green extremists, Green paradigns and the law (1998)
The play(fulness) of law, PhD thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2008)
In this thesis, I undertake an investigation into the relationship between play, playfulness and law....
Climate change litigation and the awfulness of lawfulness, Cultural History of Climate Change Conference, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University (2012)
Telling the tale of the children: the challenge of adapting law to the predictions of climate change science, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility Conference: Climate Adaptation in Action (2012)
Wild law and science (fiction), Wild Law 2011: Earth Jurisprudence: Building Theory and Practice, Australia's 3rd Wild Law Conference (2011)
Planning for climate change in New South Wales: do planning laws and climate change litigation hinder or help?, Climate Adaptation Futures Preparing for the unavoidable impacts of climate change: International Climate Adaptation Futures Conference (2010)