Michelle Scobie, PhD, LlB, LEC, is a lecturer and researcher at the Institute of International Relations at The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine and Co-Editor of the Caribbean Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy.
She has practiced as an attorney at law in Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. She was the first corporate secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Heritage and Stabilisation Fund. She is a member of the Caribbean Studies Association, the International Studies Association, the University of the West Indies Oceans Governance Network, the Earth System Governance global research alliance Scientific Steering Committee, the Future Earth Science Committee and the ISA Long Range Planning Committee. Her research areas include international law, international environmental law and developing states’ perspectives on global and regional environmental governance particularly in the areas of: institutional architectures relating to climate change, tourism, sustainable development, marine governance, energy governance, private governance, environmental ethics and trade and environment.