Professor Neil Craik is seeking graduate (MES and Ph.D ) students with backgrounds in international environmental law, global environmental politics or related disciplines interested in research on the law and governance of areas beyond national jurisdiction. Particular interest in comparative analysis of the structure of global commons legal regimes, such as the deep sea bed, the high seas, outer space or Antarctica is preferred. Further information or inquiries may be made directly to Professor Craik at

Research at SEED

Research activities in SEED focus on the intersection of development and business activities with sustainability concerns. Our research expertise is centered across several research clusters, which tend to be problem driven and interdisciplinary in their approaches. The main themes of our research include:

Our students are also producing work related to these themes in the form of student projects, blogs, major research papers, and theses.

SEED is home to two research chairs and is associated with two distinguished research institutes.