Craig Anthony Johnson

Professor and Director, Guelph Institute of Development Studies, University of Guelph

Dr. Craig Johnson is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Guelph Institute of Development Studies at the University of Guelph. He holds a Ph.D. in International Development from the London School of Economics (2000), and has taught at the London School of Economics, the School of Oriental and African Studies, University College London and the University of Oxford. Dr. Johnson has published widely in the field of development, focusing primarily on questions of governance, livelihoods and the environment in Asia and Latin America. He is the author of Arresting Development: The Power of Knowledge for Social Change (Routledge, 2009), co-editor of Policy Windows and Livelihood Futures: Prospects for Poverty Reduction in Rural India (Oxford University Press, 2006), and co-editor of The Urban Climate Challenge: Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime, which was published as part of the Routledge Cities and Global Governance series in 2015. His latest book is The Power of Cities in Global Climate Politics, which was published in 2018 with the Palgrave/MacMillan Pivot Series on Cities and the Global Politics of the Environment.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor and Director, Guelph Institute of Development Studies, University of Guelph

Education

  • 2000 
    London School of Economics and Political Science, International Development