Amina Geryson Mziray is Assistant Lecturer at the School of Law of the University of Dodoma. She is currently a PhD candidate in Environmental and natural resources (petroleum) law. Her study focuses on upstream petroleum operation areas and legal protection of marine resources. It further addresses several environmental legal aspects related to upstream petroleum operations including Environmental Impact Assessments, waste management as well as decommissioning of petroleum operations. As a member of academic staff in the School of law of the University of Dodoma, Ms Mziray has held several positions including serving as a coordinator of undergraduate studies at the school of law, a member of research, publication and consultancy committee at the department level and a member to the secretariat coordinating Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Dodoma.