Karen Hussey

Karen Hussey

Dr Karen Hussey is Senior Lecturer at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University where she undertakes research on the policy and institutional dimensions of sustainability. Dr Hussey leads several projects in the area of climate adaptation, energy and water governance, and the links between trade and environmental regulation.

Dr Hussey is Co-Chair of the ANU Water Initiative, Board Member for the ANU-UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, and convenor of two courses at the Fenner School (Environmental Policy, and Society and Environmental Change), as well as contributing to the University of Copenhagen’s course, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation.

Dr Hussey has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Melbourne, an M.Econ.Sc from University College Dublin, Ireland, and a B.A (Economics and Politics) from the University of Melbourne.