Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon

Adjunct Senior Lecturer (Law)


  • Biography

    • Adjunct Senior Lecturer of Law at Notre Dame University - Sydney and teaches Dispute Management and Resolution at Macquarie University School of Law in Sydney, Australia.
    • PhD (Law, Macquarie University - Sydney)
    • Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution (University of Missouri - Columbia as Fulbright scholar)
    • Bachelor of Laws (University of San Carlos)
    • BA Communication Arts major in Literature, magna cum laude (UP Tacloban)
    • Former Dean of Law, Western Leyte College School of Law, Ormoc City
      Professorial Lecturer Il, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Teaching areas

    • Tutor in Jurisprudence, Macquarie School of Law (Session 2, 2013 - 2015)
    • Tutor in Dispute Management and Resolution, Macquarie University School of Law, 2014 - 2020
  • Books

    • Philippine Community Mediation, Katarungang Pambarangay, Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon, James Wall, Jr and Wan Yan, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2:501, 2008
      University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.
    • Legal Philosophy for Filipinos: A Case Study Approach, Gil Marvel P.Tabucanon, Rex Printing Co. (Manila), 2011
    • Mediation Manual for Barangay and Lupon Officials, Gil Marvel P.Tabucanon, Rex Printing Co. (Manila), 2010
    • Legal Writing: A Competency Based Approach, Gil Marvel P.Tabucanon, Rex Printing Co. (Manila), 2010
  • Book Chapters

    • From Banaba to Rabi: A Pacific Model for Resettlement?
      Prof. John Connell (University of Sydney) and Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Book chapter in Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change:
      Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific
      Susanna Price and Jane Singer (eds), (Routledge, 2016)
    • Children, Climate Change and the Intergenerational Right to a Viable Future
      Kirsten Davies and Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Book chapter in Geographies of Children and Young People. Geographies of Global Issues
      Tracey Skelton, Natascha Klocker and Nicola Ansell (eds), (Springer 2016, Vol 8)
    • Minority Rights Protection for Environmentally-Displaced Populations
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Book chapter in Le Développement Durable En Océanie: Vers Une Éthique Nouvelle?
      Séverine Blaise, Carine David and Victor David (eds), (Presses Universitaires de Provence &
      Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille 2015)
  • Journal Articles and Proceedings

    • Protection for Resettled Island Populations: The Bikini Resettlement and its Implications
      for Pacific Environmental Migration
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, Vol. 5, 2014
    • Continuity and Change: Identity and Rights Protection among Later Generation Banabans
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Shima: The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, Vol. 9, No. 2 2014
    • Social and Cultural Protection for Environmentally-Displaced Populations: Banaban Minority Rights in Fiji
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2014
    • Circular Migration as Climate Change Adaptation: Reconceptualising New Zealand’s and Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programs
      Christine Brickenstein and Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Precedente Revista Juridica, Vol. 3, 2013 (Universidad ICESI, Colombia)
    • Pacific Environmental Migration in a Warming World: Is there an Obligation Beyond State Borders?
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol 14, No.4, 2013
    • Migration for Environmentally Displaced Pacific Peoples: Legal Options in the Pacific Rim
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2012
    • An Alternative Home?  ASEAN and Pacific Environmental Migration
      Gil Marvel P. Tabucanon
      Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 5, 2013
    • The Banaban Resettlement: Implications for Pacific Environmental Migration
      Gil Marvel P Tabucanon
      Pacific Studies, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2012
    • The Resettlement of the Nauruans in Australia: An Early Case of Failed Environmental Migration
      Gil Marvel P Tabucanon and Brian Opeskin
      The Journal of Pacific History, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2011
  • Original Creative Works

    The Poems of Emily Dickinson with Analysis and Cebuano Translation, by Gil Marvel Tabucanon and Adelia C. Grimalt, Rex Bookstore (Manila) 2021

  • Professional Affiliations

    • Integrated Bar of the Philippines
    • Philippine Mediation Centre
  • Awards

    Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), Toastmasters International.
    Award received on 13 October 2020