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Bennett Collins

University of Aberdeen

Based in

United Kingdom

I am currently a Lecturer (in Comparative Politics) in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen. Before coming to Aberdeen, I completed my PhD in the School of International Relations a the University of St Andrews. Leading up to and during my PhD, I held several research fellowships funded by National Geographic Society, the Global Challenges Research Fund, and the Sir Halley Stewart Trust, all of which focused on how climate crisis and climate justice have been communicated to young people and the wider public and how this communication can be improved within formal and informal educational settings. My most current research interests are largely centred around environmental and climate ethics and governance; historical dialogue and justice; and place and displacement in the Plantationocene. In terms of practitioner/activist oriented work, I started the Third Generation Project (TGP) in 2016, an award-winning think tank based at the University of St Andrews that produces educational research and materials on the intricacies of climate justice.


Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Communications research History Climate Justice

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