Elizabeth Macpherson

Associate ProfessorDr Elizabeth Macpherson

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Research Interests

My research interests are in indigenous and environmental rights to natural resources in comparative contexts. I have a particular interest in indigenous rights to water in Australasia and Latin America.

Recent Publications

  • Macpherson EJ. (2019) Indigenous Water Rights in Law and Regulation: Lessons from Comparative Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108611091.
  • Jefferson DJ., MacPherson E. and Moe S. (2023) Experiments with the Extension of Legal Personality to Ecosystems and Beyond-Human Organisms: Challenges and Opportunities for Company Law. Transnational Environmental Law 12(2): 343-365. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2047102523000079.
  • Macpherson E. (2023) Reflecting on the Future of Human-Water Relationships. Law and Social Inquiry 48(3): 1091-1096. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/lsi.2022.108.
  • Macpherson E., Jorgensen E., Paul A., Rennie H., Fisher K., Talbot-Jones J., Hewitt J., Allison A., Banwell J. and Parkinson A. (2023) Designing Law and Policy for the Health and Resilience of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems—Lessons From (and for) Aotearoa New Zealand. Ocean Development and International Law 54(2): 200-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00908320.2023.2224116.
  • O'Donnell E. and Macpherson E. (2023) Environmental and Cultural Flows in Aotearoa and Australia. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.833.