Professor of Social Sciences, University of Exeter

Katrina Brown is an interdisciplinary social scientist, specialising in environmental change, development, vulnerability and resilience. She is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Science. Her research focuses on how individuals and societies understand and respond to change, and their different capacities for adaptation and transformation. She has widely promoted and supported interdisciplinary research on sustainability and has led international research teams to examine environmental change and poverty alleviation in a number of different countries and regions.