Editor-in-Chief: John M. Meyer – Humboldt State University, USA

John Meyer

John is Professor in the Department of Politics at Humboldt State University, on California’s North Coast. He also serves in interdisciplinary programs on Environmental Studies and Environment & Community. He began as editor-in-chief of Environmental Politics in June 2020, having previously served four years as an editor of the journal. As a political theorist, his current work explores the intersection between everyday environmentalism and the political potentials and dangers of populism. Meyer is the author ofthe award-winning Engaging the Everyday: Environmental Social Criticism and the Resonance Dilemma (MIT, 2015), and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory (Oxford, 2016). 

Editor: Graeme Hayes Aston University, UK

Graeme Hayes

Graeme is Reader in Political Sociology and Head of Department of Sociology and Policy at Aston University, UK, and has been Editor of Environmental Politics since 2016. His research centres on social movements and collective action, as developed by community movements organising on climate change and related environmental issues, austerity, and deportation; the particular focus of his work concerns tactics, civil disobedience, and the criminal trials of activists for their participation in non-violent direct action. He is a Fellow of the ESRC-funded Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, a former Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow (with the CNRS in Rennes, 2010-12), and former Editor in Chief of the journal Social Movement Studies.

Editor: Sikina JinnahUniversity of California Santa Cruz, USA

Sikina Jinnah

Sikina is an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Her first book, “Post-treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance,” (2014) received the 2016 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for best book in international environmental affairs from the International Studies Association. The book examines the role of international bureaucracies in managing the politics of overlapping international regimes in the areas of biodiversity, climate change and international trade. Her second monograph (with Jean-Frédéric Morin), “Greening through Trade: How American Trade Policy has Influenced Environmental Protection Abroad” (2020), examines the role of preferential trade agreements in securing environmental objectives. She is also the co-author of “Global Environmental Politics: Understanding the Governance of the Earth” (2020), and co-editor of “New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene” (2016). Most recently, Dr. Jinnah has been working on governance of climate change engineering, arguing for immediate governance of research in this area.

Editor: Prakash Kashwan University of Connecticut, USA

Prakash Kashwan

Prakash is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Co-Director of the Research Program on Economic and Social Rights, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut, Storrs. He is the author of Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico (Oxford University Press, 2017). He has published extensively on politics of global conservation, climate governance, political economy of institutions, and is author of forthcoming works on decolonizing environmentalism and climate justice. Prakash is a member of the global expert group for Scoping of Transformative Change Assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), a Senior Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance (ESG) Project, and an associate editor at Progress in Development Studies.

EditorDavid Konisky – Indiana University, Bloomington, USA 

David Konisky

David Konisky is Professor in the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. He has published widely in the areas of U.S. environmental politics and policy, regulation, federalism, environmental justice, and public opinion. He has authored or edited five books, including Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government’s Response to Environmental Justice (MIT Press, 2015), Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy in the Age of Global Warming (MIT Press, 2014, with Steve Ansolabehere), and, most recently, Fifty Years at the US Environmental Protection Agency: Progress, Retrenchment, and Opportunities (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021, with Jim Barnes and John Graham). At Indiana University, he has affiliations with the Ostrom Workshop, the Department of Political Science, the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, and the Environmental Resilience Institute. He joined the Environmental Politics editorial team in February 2021. 

Editor: Sherilyn MacGregor University of Manchester, UK

Sherilyn MacGregor

Sherilyn is Reader in Environmental Politics at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Beyond Mothering Earth: Ecological Citizenship and the Politics of Care (UBC Press, 2006, co-author of the 4th edition of Environment and Politics (Routledge, 2015), co-editor of the two volume Environmental Movements Around the World (Praeger, 2014) and editor of the Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment (2017). She has published extensively on feminist green politics, environmental justice, and strategies for social transformation and is currently PI of a Leverhulme research grant exploring environmental sustainability in immigrant households in the UK. Sherilyn is returning to the editorial team of the journal, having previously served from 2010-2016.

Reviews Editors

Philip CatneyKeele University, UK; email:  p.j.j.catney@keele.ac.uk
– (Environmental movements, green parties, IR, public policy, comparative politics)

Phil Catney

Philip is a senior lecturer in Politics at Keele University. His research focuses on local environmental policy, urban regeneration, British public policy and political economy. He has authored and co-authored papers in journals such as the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, British Politics, Public Administration, Critical Social Policy, Environmental Hazards, Journal of Environmental Management, Local Environment, Planning Theory and Practice, among others. Philip is also a frequent contributor to national and local media.


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Marit Hammond

Marit Hammond Keele University, UK; email: m.hammond@keele.ac.uk
– (Environmental political theory, environmental humanities, sustainability, environmental governance, Anthropocene)

Marit is Lecturer in Environmental Politics at Keele University, and Co-Investigator of the ESRC Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP). Specialising in political theory, her expertise spans environmental political theory, sustainability governance, critical theory, and normative democratic theory. Recent work includes the book Power in Deliberative Democracy: Norms, Forums, Systems (Palgrave, 2018), co-authored with Nicole Curato and John Min, as well as numerous articles in journals such as Environmental PoliticsEnvironmental ValuesContemporary Political TheoryPolicy SciencesCritical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, and Democratization.


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Social Media Editor: Marc Hudson –  Keele University, UK

Marc’s PhD (University of Manchester) used Australian incumbent resistance to carbon pricing to contribute to the literature around the politics of socio-technical transitions.