Steve Dovers is an Emeritus Professor with the Fenner School of Environment and Society, a former Director of the School, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and a Senior Associate with the advisory firm Aither. His current research focuses on the following areas:
- The policy and institutional dimensions of disaster policy and emergency management, addressing issues such as those explored in the open access viewpoints at https://knowledge.aidr.org.au/resources/ajem-april-2022-mainstreaming-disaster-risk-reduction-seriously/.
- Climate change policy, particularly adaptation (see open access publications at https://socialsciences.org.au/publications/principles-of-effective-policy-reform/ and https://www.futureearth.org.au/publications/national-strategy-just-adaptation-0.
- Sustainable agriculture and landscape regeneration, particularly through the activities and The Mulloon Institute (see https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/emr.12549).
- Risk in the context of environmental and technological futures, explored in the open access chapter at https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Global-Environmental-Politics/Harris/p/book/9781032145808?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI_8CXy8XR-gIVI5JmAh0YwQQfEAAYASAAEgImEvD_BwE#sup.