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AGYEMAN Julian BSc, MA, PhD, FRSA , FRGS
British environmental social scientist and academic
Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University

Place of birth: Beverley, East Yorks., England


Education: Durham Univ., Newcastle Univ., Middlesex Univ., Univ. of London


Career: taught geography at a secondary school in Carlisle, Cumbria; Environmental Policy Adviser, Notting Dale Urban Studies Centre, London, later in local govt in London Boroughs of Lambeth and Islington; consulted and taught environmental policy at London South Bank Univ.; Co-founder Black Environmental Network 1988, Chair. –1994; Co-founder Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 1996, currently Ed.-in-Chief; ran a consulting firm in London specializing in communicating environmental and sustainable solutions to local govts, not-for-profit orgs and businesses 1992–98; Professor, Dept of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts Univ. 1999–; has held several visiting professorships; Contributing Ed., Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development 2006–; Sr Scholar, Center for Humans and Nature, Chicago 2013–16; member Editorial Bd, Australian Journal of Environmental Education 2005–; Series Co-Ed. Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City


Honours and awards: Outstanding Faculty Contrib. to Grad. Studies Award, Tufts Univ. Grad. Student Council 2005, Benton H Box Award 2015, Cambridge ( Mass) Food Hero Fellow 2015, Athena City Accolade, KTH Royal Institute of Tech., Stockholm 2018


Publications include: Local Environmental Policies and Strategies (co-ed.) 1994, People, Plants and Places 1995, Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World (co-ed.) 2003, Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice 2005, The New Countryside? Ethnicity, Nation and Exclusion in Contemporary Rural Britain (co-ed.) 2006, Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada (2009), Environmental Justice in the Former Soviet Union (co-ed.) 2009, Environmental Inequalities Beyond Borders: Local Perspectives on Global Injustices (co-ed.) 2011, Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class and Sustainability (co-ed.) 2011, Introducing Just Sustainabilities: Policy, Planning and Practice 2013, Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices, and Possibilities (co-ed.) 2014, Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities (co-author with Duncan McLaren) 2015, Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love 2017, The Immigrant-Food Nexus: Borders, Labor, and Identity in North America 2020; more than 160 other publs, including book chapters, peer-reviewed articles, published conf. presentations, published reports, book reviews, newspaper articles, op-eds and articles in professional journals and magazines


Contact details: Address: Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University, 97 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA (office); Tel: (617) 627-3394 (office); Fax: (617) 627-3377 (office); Email: [email protected] (office); Website: http://as.tufts.edu/uep/ (office); Website: http://julianagyeman.com/ .




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