Jamie Kirkpatrick

Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania

Jamie Kirkpatrick is Distinguished Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Tasmania, where he teaches in the undergraduate program and supervises 15-20 postgraduate and honours students working on a variety of topics. His main research loves are alpine, grassy, coastal and garden ecosystems, nature conservation and the politics of environment. He has been recognized by several national awards and prizes for his work developing methods for planning reserves and his contribution to forest conservation and world heritage matters, and has been recognized internationally for producing the pioneering work on minimum set reservation planning methods.

Experience

  • 1988–present
    Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania

Education

  • 2005 
    University of Tasmania, DSc