The UNSW Environment and Governance Research Group has a common focus on improving law, public policy and international cooperation in protecting ecosystems and managing the impact of human-induced environmental change.
We are seeking candidates to work on projects in the following areas:
Climate Change and Security
Projects might focus on one or a combination of: the evolving role of the UN Security Council; emerging patterns of environmental insecurity; regional governance and initiatives; Antarctica and the southern ocean; the transformation of defence forces and national security policy; or various approaches to environmental security theory.
Global Environmental Politics and Governance
Projects might focus on the operations of global environmental politics, law and governance in one of a combination of: climate change; water; fisheries and the marine environment; mining, forestry and other extractive industries; corporate environmental practices and development; biodiversity; planet politics.
Environmental Political and International Theory
Projects might focus on one or a combination of the following areas in environmental political and international theory: planet politics; the Anthropocene; ecological democracy; the green state; post-human politics; climate and environmental ethics; post- and decolonial ecological thought; indigeneity and the environment.