Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University

Dr Brian Coffey joined the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies in February 2015 as Lecturer in Sustainability and Urban Planning.

Prior to this, Brian held postdoctoral research fellowships in the Alfred Deakin Research Institute at Deakin University from 2010 to 2015.

His research interests centre on the policy and governance dimensions of sustainability and science-policy relations, and he has published in a variety of public policy and environmental policy, planning, and management journals.

Prior to completing his PhD, Brian worked in a variety of environmental policy and planning roles within the Victoria public service.


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, Sustainability and Urban Planning, RMIT University
  • 2010–2015
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University