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Professor David Humphreys

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Profile: Professor David Humphreys

Professor David Humphreys

About me

I specialise in international forest policy and politics, while also working on geoengineering, climate change and Earth jurisprudence.

I have served as an advisor to the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development, as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Forest Institute and with various UK government delegations to the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF). I have been a UK representative on two EU-funded COST actions on European forest policy. I was a member of the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) Global Forest Expert Panel on the international forest regime and of the IUFRO Task Force on International Forest Governance, and am currently working with the IUFRO Working Group on Forest Policy Learning Architecture and Governance. In 2011 I was a member of the Development Partnerships in Higher Education (DelPHE) team on academic capacity building in Afghanistan supported by the British Council and Department for International Development.

In 2015 I was appointed lead editor of Common Ground’s On Sustainability collection of academic journals, and academic lead for the annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. You can find out about the next conference in Cairns, Australia in January 2018 here, including details of how to register.


Professor David Humphreys's research

Professor David Humphreys et al. (2017-09-01) Towards durable multistakeholder-generated solutions: The pilot application of a problem-oriented policy learning protocol to legality verification and community rights in Peru, In International Forestry Review 3(19)

Professor David Humphreys (2017-07) Rights of Pachamama: The emergence of an earth jurisprudence in the Americas, In Journal of International Relations and Development 3(20)

Шонил А. (Shonil A.) Бхагават (Bhagwat), Professor David Humphreys and Nikoleta Jones (2017-06) Forest governance in the Anthropocene: Challenges for theory and practice, In Forest Policy and Economics(79)

Benjamin Cashore et al. (2016-12-03) Global governance approaches to addressing illegal logging: Uptake and lessons learned 35, International Union of Forest Research Organisations

Wil de Jong and Professor David Humphreys (2016-09-15) A failed Social Licence to Operate for the neoliberal modernization of Amazonian resource use: the underlying causes of the Bagua tragedy of Peru, In Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research 5(89)

Professor David Humphreys (2016-07-29) Forest crimes and the international trade in illegally-logged timber, Edward Elgar

Professor David Humphreys (2016) Integers, integrants and normative vectors: The limitations of environmental policy integration under neoloberalism, In Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy(34)

Kathleen McGinley et al. (2016) Scoping knowledge of the problems at hand, International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO)

Audrey Denvir et al. (2016) Scope interventions for following pathways, International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO)

Professor David Humphreys et al. (2016) Assessing comparative advantage, International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO)

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