Fanny THORNTON

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Biography

Dr Thornton gained a PhD in Public International Law from the College of Law at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2014. Her research concerns legal and policy pespectives in the area of human migration and displacment resulting from anthropogenic climate change. With her research collaborators, she has been awarded funding by the Australian Research Council and the National Geographic Society to work on issues connected to this. Dr Thornton published a book on the topic of climate change, human migration/displacement and international law with Oxford University Press in 2018. She works with international organisations including the International Organisation for Migration and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Dr Thornton teaches in the areas of Public International Law, Human Rights Law, Legal Theory, Legal Systems, and Law Foundations. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Australian National University

Master, University of Sussex

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Projects 2015 2016

Research Output 2011 2019

Discounting the mother-child relationship in parenting orders: A snapshot in time

EASTEAL, P., Prest, A. & THORNTON, F., 2019, In : Australian Journal of Family Law. 32, 3, p. 221-248 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Ren
Harm
Proceedings
Inconsistency

Human Mobility and Environmental Change: A Survey of Perceptions and Policy Direction

THORNTON, F., McNamara, K. E., Farbotko, C., Dun, O., Ransan-Cooper, H., Chevalier, E. & Lkhagvasuren, P., Mar 2019, In : Population and Environment. 40, 3, p. 239-256 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental change
policy development
online survey
economics
social economics

Indigenous (Im)mobilities in the Anthropocene

Suliman, S., Farbotko, C., Ransan-Cooper, H., McNamara, K. E., THORNTON, F., McMichael, C. & Kitara, T., 25 Apr 2019, In : Mobilities. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
global climate
climate change
politics
artist
Climate Change
International Justice
International Law
Justice
Fault

Climate Change Refugees

THORNTON, F., 23 Feb 2018, Handbook of Migration and Globalisation. Triandafyllidou, A. (ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 397-410 14 p. (Handbooks on Globalisation ).

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

refugee
climate change