Maguire, Rowena

Queensland University of Technology


Dr Rowena Maguire is an Associate Professor in the School of Law at QUT and the Program Leader of the Environmental and Social Governance Research Group at QUT.  Rowena’s research interests, publications and projects focus on climate and environmental regulation with a particular focus on equitable design and implementation informed by feminist and regulatory theory.  Rowena is currently working on two research programs: one stream focuses on climate and disaster governance and examines the structural injustices arising in the implementation of the Paris Agreement funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research and the Centre for Justice, QUT.  The second programme of work focuses on the social and environmental issues associated with the fashion industry with projects funded by the Cotton Research Development Corporation, Australian Retailers Association and the Department of Agriculture, Water, and the Environment.