Lecturer in Sustainability (sustainability education; sustainable development political geography, political ecology, natural resource governance and conflict, environmental justice)
Adrian has a multidisciplinary academic background with degrees in History (De Montfort University), War Studies (King’s College London) and Human Geography (Royal Holloway, University of London). As a political geographer and more specifically a political ecologist, his research was focused on natural resource governance and conflict, environmental justice and sustainable development. Peer-reviewed research papers have appeared in journals including Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, Geoforum, Journal of Political Ecology and Development Policy Review. Recently, he has moved into pedagogical research exploring sustainability in educational settings (secondary and HE) and student citizenship.
In his role at York, Adrian was Programme Lead for a new MSc programme in Sustainable Business: Leadership, Innovation and Management in partnership with Maastricht Sustainability Institute, Maastricht University (2021-22). He has since become Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching (Environment and Geography, 2021) and full Director of Learning and Teaching (summer 2022).