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Professor, School of Geography, The University of Melbourne

Jon is Professor in the School of Geography at Melbourne University. He is a political geographer who researches the impacts of and responses to environmental change on social systems in Australia, East Asia and the South Pacific. Jon is a Lead Author for the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Working Group II, Ch 12), and he is co-editor of Global Environmental Change.


  • 2002–present
    Professor, Resource Management and Geography, University of Melbourme


  • 1999 
    Australian National University, PhD