Dr Joytishna JIT 

Joytishna Jit


Dr Joyti Jit completed her doctorate at ANCORS, University of Wollongong in 2012. Her research was a critical review of internal, regional and national legal and policy instruments for conserving pacific sea turtles. Case studies included Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef and Fiji. Since 2013, she has been responsible for researching and managing policy development projects jointly at University of South Australia and the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE). 

Previous training and experience reflect the interdisciplinary areas of environmental, social and legal research.  Joy has won awards and contributed to national and international technical and policy projects in in academia, industry and inter-governmental organisations. Joy is also currently the Deputy Representative of the United Nations-Nippon Foundation Alumni on the Law of the Sea, a global network of over 100 professionals in academia and government. 

Current Position:

Research Associate, University of South Australia/CRC CARE  

PhD Title:

Improving the Law and Policy Framework for Conserving Pacific Sea Turtles: Case Studies of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Queensland) Australia and Fiji  

PhD Supervisors:

Professor Warwick Gullett, Dean of Law and Professor at ANCORS

Professor Gregory Rose, Professor at ANCORS 

Last reviewed: 30 March, 2015