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Anthony Burke

Tony Burke

Anthony Burke is Deputy Head (Research) of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra. He is convenor of the UNSW Environment and Governance Research Group and a Senior Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project. Prior to becoming an academic, he was a research officer in the Australian Senate's environment, arts and communications committee, where he co-authored reports on the ABC, the Jabiluka uranium mine and Australia's response to climate change.

Anthony works at the intersection of global environmental politics, political theory, and international security and law. Key publications include the book Uranium (Polity 2017) and the articles “Planet Politics” (2016), “Blue Screen Biosphere” (2019) and “Power, World Politics and Thing-Systems in the Anthropocene” (2019). With Stefanie Fishel, he is writing a book manuscript entitled The Ecology Politic: Power, Law and Earth after the Holocene.