Anthony Burke

Professor of Environmental Politics & International Relations

Anthony Burke is Professor of Environmental Politics and International Relations at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Canberra, Australia. He is convenor of its Environment and Governance Research Group, and a Senior Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project.

He is a graduate of the University of Technology, Sydney (BA Hons and MA in Communications), and the Australian National University (PhD in Political Science and International Relations). Prior to joining academia he was a human rights activist on Southeast Asia and the South Pacific, and a research officer for the Australian Senate’s environment, arts and communications committee, where he led the drafting of reports on the Jabiluka uranium mine and Australia's response to climate change. Anthony is the founding editor of the Borderlands journal, and his books include Uranium (Polity, 2017), Global Insecurity (with Rita Parker, Palgrave 2017), Ethical Security Studies (with Jonna Nyman, Routledge 2016), and Ethics and Global Security: A Cosmopolitan Approach (with Katrina Lee-Koo and Matt McDonald, Routledge 2014). With Stefanie Fishel he is working on a new book entitled The Ecology Politic: Power, Law and Earth After the Holocene.

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