Professor Marcus Haward is a political scientist specialising in oceans and Antarctic governance and marine resources management at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania. His research interests have helped to manage the marine estate for both resource use and environmental conservation.
He has over 140 research publications, and his books include Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century: Managing the Blue Planet (with Joanna Vince) Edward Elgar 2008; Global Commodity Governance: State Responses to Sustainable Forest and Fisheries Certification (with Fred Gale) Palgrave Macmillan, 2011; and Australia and the Antarctic Treaty System, (co-editor with Tom Griffiths) UNSW Press 2011.
He is currently working on oceans and Antarctic governance, knowledge systems in coastal management, marine biodiversity conservation in a changing climate and Australia’s regional fisheries interests. Professor Haward is currently editor of the Australian Journal of Maritime and Oceans Affairs published by Taylor & Francis.