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Simon Nicholson Assistant Professor School of International Service

Additional Positions at AU
Director, Global Environmental Politics Program
Degrees
Ph.D., International Relations, American University; LLM, University of Waikato (New Zealand)

Bio
Dr. Simon Nicholson is the director of the Global Environmental Politics program in the School of International Service and Assistant Professor of International Relations. His work focuses on global environmental governance, global food politics, and the politics of emerging technologies, including climate engineering (or "geoengineering") technologies. He is co-founder of the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, a scholarly initiative of the School of International Service.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

Professor Nicholson's research and teaching focus on the politics of food and agriculture, global environmental and energy politics, the political and social implications of geoengineering, and issues to do with emerging technologies.

Selected Publications

BOOKS and SPECIAL ISSUES ARTICLES and BOOK CHAPTERS

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

global food politics, geoengineering, climate change, climate engineering

Additional Information

Simon Nicholson is a member of the global environmental politics faculty. His work focuses on global food politics and the politics of emerging technologies, including climate engineering (or "geoengineering") technologies. He is co-founder of the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, a scholarly initiative of the School of International Service.

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