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Department of Geography

Staff Profile

Professor Gavin Bridge

Professor in the Department of Geography
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43502
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 41801
Room number: 231

Contact Professor Gavin Bridge (email at g.j.bridge@durham.ac.uk)

Completed PhDs

  • Julie de los Reyes (Manchester, ENTITLE network) The Price of Gold in a Financialised World: the case of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
  • Diego Andreucci (Institute for Environmental Sciences and Technologies, Autonomous University of Barcelona) The Political Ecology of Resource Dependence: Extractivism, Conflict and Development in Latin America
  • Chun Kai (Guy) Leung, Fuelling the Dragon: a geographical political economy of the natural gas industry in China
  • Hugo Romero (Manchester) Disturbance and Disruption in Chilean Patagonia: a political economy of the HidroAysen hydro-power Project
  • Ralitsa Hiteva, Geographies of Energy Governance: negotiating low carbon and energy secure futures in the European Union
  • Tomas Frederiksen, Unearthing Rule: mining, power and the political ecology of extraction in colonial Zambia
  • Denise Humphreys-Bebbington,The Political Ecology of Natural Gas Extraction in Southern Bolivia

Research Groups

Research Interests

  • Questions of property, access and control associated with 'new geographies' of resource production and consumption
  • Political ecologies of resource scarcity and security
  • The organisation of global production networks for raw materials, particularly those associated with old and new 'carbon economies'
  • The ways in which the material character of 'biophysical' resources shapes their appropriation, commodification and marketisation
  • Geographies of energy transition and governance

Selected Publications

Journal Article

Authored book

  • Bridge, G & Le Billon, P Oil. Polity; 2017.
  • Bridge, G. & Le Billon, P. Oil. Cambridge: Polity; 2013.

Chapter in book

Edited book

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Supervises