corporate social responsibilityrural communitiesextractive industries & societysocial licence to operateproject induced displacement and resettlementbusiness and human rightssocial impact assessment
Currently, Professor and head of department of cultural geography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Originally based in Australia. Have had a diverse career as an applied academic, but is primarily interested in: social impact assessment; the management of the social impacts of projects; project induced displacement and resettlement; social licence to operate; social sustainability; extractive industries & society; social impacts of Arctic development; rural communities; community engagement; public participation; corporate social responsibility; shared value; human rights impact assessment; business & human rights; Indigenous rights; free, prior and informed consent; sense of place; place attachment; social aspects of natural resource management; social aspects of climate change.
Erratum: '"Committing to place" at the local scale: The potential of youth education programs for promoting community participation in regional natural resource management' (Australian Geographer (2005) vol. 36 (351-367))