Laurie Parsons is a Lecturer in Human Geography and British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow 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 ongoing project The Disaster Trade: The Hidden Footprint of UK Imports and Investment Overseas, which explores how British trade practices exacerbate climate-linked disasters overseas.
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 first book, Going Nowhere Fast: Inequality in the Age of Translocality, is available now with Oxford University Press.