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I am a Lecturer in Environment and Development at the University of Reading, United Kingdom.

I am concerned with uncovering and understanding the conditions that lead to, or prevent, social-ecological transformations, and the dynamics of social-ecological change in different placesI engage with issues of sustainability, resilience and transformation of agricultural systems, alternative economies and grassroots innovations for sustainability, degrowth, and social change theories and sustainability.

This website contains information on my research, teaching and academic service, and gives access to my publications.

Some things new

New article: Adaptive Institutions? Peasant Institutions and Natural Models facing climatic and economic changes in the Colombian AndesJournal of Rural Studies, 49:117-127.

New article (and introduction to the special issue): Resilience in the rural Andes: Critical dynamics, constraints and emerging opportunitiesRegional Environmental Change, 16(8):2163–2169, with Diana Sietz

New article: The diffusion of the Transition Network in four European countriesEnvironment and Planning A, 48(11):2112-2115, with Mina R. Him [Open access here]

New article: Transition in Place: Dynamics, Possibilities, and Constraints. Geoforum, 76:153-163, with Emily Nicolosi.

New article (in open access journal): The Vulnerability of Rice Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa: A ReviewClimate, 4(3):47, with Fanen Terdoo.