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2018 Plenary Speaker – Lorraine Elliott

The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability is pleased to announce Lorraine Elliott as a 2018 Plenary Speaker.

Lorraine Elliott is Professor of International Relations and Public Policy Fellow at the Australian National University. She has also held appointment as Reader in International Relations at the University of Warwick, and visiting fellowships and professorships at Balliol College (University of Oxford), the Free University of Amsterdam, the University of Sheffield, the University of Nottingham, and the London School of Economics. She is adjunct faculty with the Human Security and Global Governance program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Professor Elliott has published widely on a range of topics in global environmental politics and earth system governance, including climate change and human security, food security, climate change and migration, ethics and global environmental governance, Asia Pacific regionalism and environmental governance, Australian foreign policy, and transnational environmental crime. She has published more than 80 journal articles, book chapters and policy reports in this field. She is co-editor of the Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016), is preparing the third edition of her book The Global Politics of the Environment and is completing a single-authored manuscript on black markets in transnational environmental crime as well as contributing to an international research project on valuing nature in the green economy. Professor Elliott is Chair of the Academic Council on the UN System (acuns.org), Lead Faculty with the Earth System Governance project, a member of the international advisory committee for the Platform on Disaster Displacement, and a member of the international advisory board for the Varieties of Peace program based at the University of Umea in Sweden.

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