Joe Herbert is a doctoral researcher in Human Geography at Newcastle University. His research explores narratives of socio-ecological crisis and transformation amongst young environmental activists. His work draws upon the burgeoning academic-activist discourse of degrowth, as a pathway for achieving just and sustainable socio-ecological futures.
He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Human Geography from Newcastle University, and is also a member of the international degrowth working group for the website degrowth.info. He has written, presented and lectured on topics of degrowth and environmental movements.