Dr Joanna Vince is a Senior Lecturer in the Politics and International Relations Program in the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate general public policy and governance subjects, as well as specialised subjects examining Antarctic and oceans governance. Her research focuses on aspects of international and domestic ocean governance that include Australian oceans policy, comparative oceans governance, coastal zone management, and marine protected areas. Joanna is co-author of the book Oceans Governance in the Twenty-First Century: Managing the Blue Planet (Edward Elgar Publishers, 2008) and co-editor of Marine Resources Management (Lexis/Nexis Butterworths, 2011). She is also an Editorial Board member of the Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs.
Joanna was awarded the Harold D. Lasswell Prize (2015) for best contribution to theory and practice in policy sciences for her article ‘‘Integrated Policy Approaches and Policy Failure: The Case of Australia’s Oceans Policy’’ Policy Sciences 48, no. 2 (June 2015). For more informations see