LLB, MA (Criminology) (Sheffield), PhD (ANU)
Law and Legal Studies

Professor Neil Gunningham is a lawyer and interdisciplinary social scientist who holds joint appointments in the Regulatory Institutions Network and the School of Resources, Environment and Society at the Australian National University. Previously he was Foundation Director of the Australian Centre for Environmental Law at the ANU, Visiting and Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, University of California, Berkeley, and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics. He is also a consultant to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and to various environmental and occupational health and safety regulatory agencies in Australia. His research has been concerned to identify the contribution that broader, innovative forms of regulation can make to safety, health and environmental policy.

  • N. Gunningham (2006) Safety Regluation in the Mining Industry, Australian Journal of Labour Law (19: 30-58).
  • N. Gunningham (2006) Reconfiguring Environmental Regulation, In From Instrument Choice to Governance. P. Eliadis (eds.). Canada: Queens U Press.
  • N. Gunningham (2006) Design Principles for Smart Regulations, In De-regulation and its Discontents. M. Ramash (eds.). UK: Edward Elgar.
  • Gunningham, N. and Sinclair, D. (2005) Policy Instrument Choice and Diffuse Source Pollution, Journal of Environmental Law (17[1]: 51-81).
  • Gunningham, N., Thorton, D. and Kagan, R. (2005) Motivating Management: Corporate Compliance in Environmental Protection, Law and Policy (27[2]: 289-316).