Daniel is a world-leading authority on displacement and disasters. He was the United Nation’s land rights adviser in post-tsunami Aceh, Indonesia, and is the primary author of the UN guidelines on addressing land issues after natural disasters. He has worked with Oxfam International on land issues after the earthquake in Nepal, and after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. He advised UNESCAP on land issues after Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, and is a member of the expert advisory committee for the Platform on Disaster Displacement. In 2007, Professor Fitzpatrick won the Hart Article Prize from the UK Socio-Legal Studies Association for an article in the Yale Law Journal. He is the Director of the Centre for Commercial Law and Regulatory Studies at Monash University, and has been a Global Visiting Professor at New York University School of Law, a Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore, a Visiting Professor at the University of Muenster; and a Distinguished Visitor at the University of Toronto. Since 2012, Professor Fitzpatrick has received A$1,031,690 in competitive research funding from the Australian Research Council. From 2012 to 2016 he was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. Currently, he is the lead CI on an ARC DP grant, Resilience and Vulnerability in Property Systems: Rising Sea Levels and Local Relocations in the Solomon Islands.Read more about Daniel Fitzpatrick's research
Daniel Fitzpatrick's Articles
Cleaning up the backyard
Pacific climate migration patterns challenge the role of national governments as intermediaries for policy action.