Global Environment & Society Academy

Steering committee

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Name School/Unit Role

Professor Pete Higgins

Education Director of GESA, Professor of Outdoor and Environmental Education
Professor Elizabeth Bomberg Social and Political Science Deputy Director, GESA
Jake Broadhurst Global Academies Head, Global Academies Directorate
Rachel Chisholm Geosciences Academic Facilitator, GESA
Dr Simon Bell Edinburgh College of Art Senior Research Fellow
Dr Jennifer Carfrae MSc Soils and Sustainability with Edinburgh and SRUC Programme Director
Dr David Farrier Literatures, Languages and Cultures Director of Humanities Environmental Network and Lecturer in English Literature
Dr Nigel Goddard Informatics Reader
Dave Gorman Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Professor Gareth Harrison Engineering Bert Whittington Chair of Electrical Power Engineering
Professor Peter Higgins Education Dean of Students, Chair in Outdoor and Environmental Education
Dr Sarah Ivory Business School Research Assistant
Dr Laura Jeffery Social Anthropology Lecturer
Dr Andrew Kerr GeoSciences Director, Edinburgh Centre on Climate Change
Dr Marc J Metzger Geosciences Lecturer in Environment and Society
Dr Richard Milne Biological Sciences Lecturer
Dr Elisa Morgera Law Lecturer in European Environmental Law
Dr Francisca Mutapi Biological Sciences Reader, School of Biological Sciences
Dr Robbie Nicol Education Head of Institute for Education and Teaching Leaders
Dr Apolline Roger Law Senior Teaching Fellow
Professor Mark Rounsevell Geosciences David Kinloch Michie Chair of Rural Economy and Environmental Sustainability
Professor Stuart Sayer School of Economics Professor of Economics Education
Dr Dan Van der Horst Geosciences Senior Lecturer, Environment and Society
Professor Catharine Ward Thompson Edinburgh College of Art Professor of Landscape Architecture, Director OPENspace
Dr Meriwether Wilson GeoSciences Lecturer, Environment, Sustainability & Development