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Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor, Melbourne Climate Futures initiative, The University of Melbourne

Peter Christoff is a political scientist. He is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Melbourne Climate Futures initiative, an Associate Professor, and an honorary member of the School of Geography, Atmospheric and Earth Sciences (all at the University of Melbourne). He was formerly a member of the Victorian Premier's Climate Change Reference Group, and the Ministerial Reference Council on Climate Change Adaptation, under the Brumby Government in Victoria. His publications include the books 'Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World' and 'Globalization and the Environment' (with Robyn Eckersley).


  • 2009–present
    Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
  • –present
    Visiting Fellow at the Monash Sustainability Institute, Monash University


  • 2002 
    University of Melbourne, PhD (Political Science)