Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne

John Wiseman is a Professorial Fellow with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, and Energy Transition Research Hub, University of Melbourne; a Research Fellow with the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University; and a Research Fellow with the Centre for Policy Development. Previous academic and public policy roles include Deputy Director, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute; Foundation Director, McCaughey Centre for Community Wellbeing, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and Assistant Director, Policy Development and Research, Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet. The main focus of his current research is on strategies for accelerating the transition to a just and resilient zero-carbon economy.

Experience

  • 2011–present
    Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Sustianable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
  • 2006–2010
    Director, McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne
  • 2003–2006
    Professor of Public Policy, Victoria University
  • 2000–2003
    Assistant Director, Policy Development and Research, Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet

Education

  • 1994 
    Latrobe University, PhD
  • 1979 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Social Work
  • 1977 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts

Research Areas

  • Climate Change Processes (040104)
  • Social Change (160805)