Harriet Bulkeley
Durham University
01. Oktober 2014 - 01. Oktober 2014

Harriet Bulkeley is a Professor in the Department of Geography, Durham University. Her research is concerned with the processes and politics of environmental governance, and she has particular expertise in the areas of climate change, energy and urban sustainability. She has published over 60 books and articles, including “Cities and Climate Change” (Routledge 2013), “Governing Climate Change” (Routledge 2010), “Cities and Low Carbon Transitions” (Routledge, 2011), and “Transnational Climate Change Governance” (CUP, 2014). In 2007, Harriet was awarded two prestigious national research fellowships – one of six ESRC Climate Change Leadership Fellowship and a Philip Leverhulme Prize – and she conducted two independent research projects concurrently under these awards from 2008–2012. She currently leads the largest social science study of energy use in the UK through the Ofgen funded Customer Led Network Revolution project on smart electricity grids and is CI for an ESRC project on role of China and Brazil in low carbon transitions in Southern Africa. Harriet has served in an advisory capacity for DECC, Defra, Friends of the Earth, UN-Habitat and the World Bank. In 2013, she was appointed as the seventeenth holder of the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science for 2014 and a Visiting Professor at Lund University.