Dr Karen Alexander is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and the Centre for Marine Socioecology. She combines human geography and environmental sociology to investigate the interactions between communities/societies and the marine and coastal environment. Karen’s work focuses specifically on commons resource conflict and governance, and she is the author of Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources.
Research projects / interests:
- Antarctic ambassadorship/stewardship
- Governance of human activities in Antarctica
- Environmental conflict in Antarctica
- The role of the social sciences in Antarctic studies
For publications visit: Karen's Google Scholar page
Keywords: Place and space, conflict, natural resource use, stewardship, environmental sociology, human geography