Associate Professor, Head of Environmental Planning and Management, Griffith University

Research Expertise
* Environmental Politics, Policy & Regulation
* Climate Change Policy and Planning
* Sustainable Development & Industry
* National Environment Protection Institutions
* Pollution Inventories

Current Teaching Areas
* Environmental Sustainability
* Climate Change Policy


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Griffith University


  • 2000 
    Adelaide University, PhD/Politics
  • 1994 
    Adelaide University, BA (Hons) in Politics
  • 1993 
    Adelaide University, BA in Politics and Philosophy
  • 1985 
    Adelaide University, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies
  • 1984 
    Adelaide University, BSc in Chemistry


  • 2005
    Politics and the Environment: Risk and the role of government and industry, Allen & Unwin: Sydney/ Earthscan: London.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    The Right Tool for the Job: Achieving climate change adaptation outcomes through improved disaster management policies, planning and risk management strategies
    Principal Researcher
    Funding Source:
    National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility