Dr MacKenzie is Dean of Degrees of Green Templeton College, and a Governing Bencher of Inner Temple.  She coordinates Public International Law on the Foreign Service Program, coordinates International Environmental Law in the School of Geography and the Environment, and has served as Chairman of Examiners of the Master's in Diplomatic Studies.  She supervises research in Public International Law, International Environmental Law and Sharia Law.  She is also Director of Studies in Law at Clare Hall, Cambridge and Bye-Fellow of Homerton College, Cambridge.  Formerly Chairman of the Board of Scrutiny of Cambridge, she has also coordinated International Environmental Law on the Cambridge LLM and served as Chairman of Examiners of the Cambridge Master's in Sustainability Leadership.  Her jointly edited book, Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013 and her monograph, International Law and the Protection of Forests, will be published by Oxford University Press.  A member of the Bar of England and Wales and the High Court of Australia, she was previously employed by Allen & Overy, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank.  She has held fellowships at the University of Tokyo, Vermont Law School and in Kazakhstan, served with the United Nations Mission in Liberia, and advised on women's legal education in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.  A Commonwealth Scholar, Dr MacKenzie graduated from Oxford, London, Inns of Court School of Law, University of Sydney, Royal Military College of Australia, and the Australian National University.  She has served on the Council of the Australian National University, was Inaugural Academic Fellow of Inner Temple, and currently serves as Academic Governor of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy.

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International Environmental Law, Public International Law, EU Law, Sharia Law, Legal Education

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Public International Law

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