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Tayanah O'Donnell

Honorary Associate Professor, Australian National University

Tayanah’s expertise includes coastal governance and managed retreat, climate change adaptation, environmental policy, land use planning, and sustainability transitions.


  • 2018–present
    Director, Future Earth Australia
  • 2013–2018
    Research fellow, University of Canberra


  • 2018 
    University of Western Sydney, PhD
  • 2007 
    University of Western Sydney, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • 2006 
    University of Western Sydney, Bachelor of Social Science/Laws (hons)

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Australian Geographers