Dr Stewart Barr

College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter

Dr Stewart Barr is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography and Director of the MSc in Sustainable Development at the University of Exeter. His research specialisms include environmental and sustainability policy in the UK; environmental lifestyles and citizenship; and sustainable travel, tourism and mobilities.

He first graduated from the University of Exeter’s Geography Department in 1998 and continued his studies at Exeter undertaking a PhD thesis entitled ‘Factors influencing household attitudes and behaviours towards waste management in Exeter, Devon’. Building on this research, he worked for two years in the School as a post-doctoral researcher on an ESRC-funded project entitled ‘Environmental Action in and Around the Home’. He was a lecturer in human geography from 2003 until his appointment to his current position in 2008.