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Adjunct Professor, School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning, RMIT University

Harry Blutstein is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning at RMIT University.

Dr Blutstein has had various careers. Since 1972 he has been a freelance journalist, starting as an environmental writer for the Nation Review. Since then he has had feature articles and op-eds published in major national newspapers. He has also worked for the EPA for 27 years in senior positions, working on issues related to sustainable development.

He currently is an author with three books to his name. They include 'The Ascent of Globlalisation' (Manchester University Press, 2015) and 'Cold War Games (Echo Publications, 2017). He blogs at


  • 2003–2013
    Director, Lighthouse Bureau
  • 1972–2013
    Freelance journalist, Various newspapers
  • 1975–2002
    Director, Sustainable Development, EPA


  • 1981 
    LaTrobe University, BA
  • 1976 
    Univeristy of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1973 
    University of Melbourne, BSc (Hons)