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  • Professor, Political Science, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Robyn Eckersley is a Professor in Political Science in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

She is also an Executive Member of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI) and serves as Co-Convenor of MSSI’s Climate Transformations, and Sustainability in the Anthropocene, research clusters.

She was a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford in 2009- 2010 and served as the Arne Naess Chair in Global Justice and the Environment at the University of Oslo over the northern winter of 2010 to 2011. She was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 2007.

She has published widely on climate change politics, including climate justice, the international climate negotiations, the interplay between the trade and climate regimes, comparative climate politics and climate discourses. Her most recent book is Globalization and the Environment (2013) (co-authored with P. Christoff).