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Dr Guy Crawford

Former Research Student

Guy Crawford

Research overview

I am currently working towards a PhD at the Lancaster Environment Centre. My doctoral research focuses on biodiversity offstting and explores the discursive and material production of 'equivalent' natures in the context of Colombia.


Research Interests

  • Social theory
  • Political economy and environmental change
  • The 'green economy' in practice
  • Cats
  • State theory 
  • Biodiversity offsetting 

Career Details

Between 2011 and 2013, I worked as a Research Assistant at the Instutute of Development Studies (IDS), based at the Univeristy of Sussex. During this time I worked on projects that explored themes such as: the politcal economy of low carbon development in China, REDD+ and forest taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the concept of 'low carbon, climate resilient development'. 

Research Grants

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1+3 Studentship from the North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC)

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Sociology BA, University of Sussex

Human Geography MRes, University of Lancaster