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Professor Raymond Bryant has a PhD in Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London, 1993), a MA in International Affairs from Carleton University in Ontario, Canada (1989) and a BA (Honours) in Political Science (First Class) from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada (1983).

He is currently Professor of Political Ecology in the Department of Geography at King’s College London. His previous posts have been Reader in Geography (2003-2009) and Lecturer in Geography (1993-2003), both at King’s, as well as Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London, 1992-1993). Raymond has also taught at Cambridge University, Yale University and University College London.

He has been a keynote or invited speaker at major research institutions and has served as a consultant or advisor to the International Development Research Centre in Canada, as well as to research councils in the United States, Canada, Denmark, and the UK.


  • Political ecology
  • Environmental policy and conflict in the Global South
  • Celebrity environments
  • Political geography
  • Forest politics
  • Non-governmental organisations

Raymond is a political geographer who is well known for his contributions to the interdisciplinary field of political ecology. His research focuses on how we describe and conceptualise the interaction of political, economic and environmental processes in a context of multi-scale and unequal power relations.




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