Laurie Parsons is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Laurie's work examines the contested politics of climate change on socio-economic inequalities, patterns of work and mobilities.
He is Principal Investigator of the projects The Disaster Trade: The Hidden Footprint of UK Imports and Investment Overseas and Hot Trends: How the Global Garment Industry Shapes Climate Vulnerability in Cambodia. He is also Co-Investigator of Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia, which examined the intersection of poverty, mobility and climate change in global supply chains.
His books include Going Nowhere Fast: Inequality in the Age of Translocality, and Climate Change in the Global Workplace.