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Profile: Dr Philip O'Sullivan

Dr Philip O'Sullivan

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Dr Philip O'Sullivan is a Senior Lecturer in Environment and Politics and a Staff Tutor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) based in the Belfast office of the Open University. His research background is in political theory (particularly anarchist political thought and its relationship to Marxism) and his current research interests include green political theory, environmental studies and Irish Politics.

He teaches in the Geography Department where he has written teaching materials (print and online) for the 2nd level interdisciplinary environmental studies module 'Environment: Sharing a Dynamic Planet' (DST206) and the level 3 environmental politics module 'Earth in Crisis: environmental policy in an international context’ (DU311).  He was a member of the production team in 2019 which wrote the updated module 'Environmental policy in an international context' (DD319) authoring a print chapter on 'The international poitical economy of the envrionment'.

Philip has also worked for 14 years as an Associate Lecturer with The Open University, he currently teaches on 'Environmental policy in an international context' (DD319)  and previously tutored the politics modules 'Power, Dissent, Equality' (DD203) and 'Living Political Ideas' (DD306).