Associate Professor & ARC Future Fellow, Environmental Humanities Programme, School of Humanities, UNSW

Dr Kearnes' research is situated between the fields of Science and Technology Studies (STS), human geography and contemporary social theory.

His current work is focused on the social and political dimensions of nanotechnology and synthetic biology, climate change and society, and the social and political dimensions of climate modification and geoengineering.

His research has been funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC), the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence (AWRCOE), ARC Centre for Bio-Nano Science, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), the European Commission and the UK Government.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecture, Environmental Humanities Programme, School of Humanities, University of New South Wales

Education

  • 2004 
    The University of Newcastle, PhD