Dr Tom Campbell

International Development

Lecturer / MA in International Development Programme Coordinator

Education House
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(01 ) 474 7348

Biography

Dr. Tom Campbell (MSc, PhD) is a full time lecturer with the Department of International Development, Maynooth University, teaching modules at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Courses taught include: Political Economy of Environment and Development (KD619);  Food, Nutrition and Climate Security (KD303); Global Food Systems and Climate Change (KD621D); Introduction to Research Methods (KD351). Dr. Campbell has over 25 years experience working in the Development Education and Third Level Education sectors in Ireland. He  has also worked in India with the international secretariat of the organisation, Service Civil International (SCI) as well as conducted trainings and seminars in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone. 

Dr. Campbell completed his PhD with the School of Law and Government, DCU. With interests in political ecology and current discourses around climate change adaptation and resilience, his  research focused on global and national climate change policy narratives and their consequences for pastoralist livelihoods in the drylands of Ethiopia and Kenya. Other research interests include: International development, Politics in the Horn of Africa;  Global Food Systems; Climate Change Adaptation;  Social Movements.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2022 'Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in Ethiopia: New Concerns, Old Arguments?'
Thomas Campbell (2022) 'Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in Ethiopia: New Concerns, Old Arguments?'. Nomadic Peoples, 26 (1):106-133 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2021 Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralist Predicaments in the Horn of Africa: Insights from Ethiopia and Kenya
Thomas Campbell (2021) Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralist Predicaments in the Horn of Africa: Insights from Ethiopia and Kenya Joint XVIV International Grasslands and XI International Rangelands Congress [full-text] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2021 DSAI Summer School 2021'Changing Climates: Challenges in Research and Development'.
Thomas Campbell (2021) DSAI Summer School 2021'Changing Climates: Challenges in Research and Development'. [Oral Presentation], Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa; New Concerns, Old Arguments?, Virtual event hosted by Maynooth University and DSAI , 16-JUN-21 [Details]
2021 Oral presentation at EUI workshop: Territorial Changes and livelihood transformations: Market integration, livelihood mobility, land use changes.
Thomas Campbell (2021) Oral presentation at EUI workshop: Territorial Changes and livelihood transformations: Market integration, livelihood mobility, land use changes. [Oral Presentation], Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa; New Concerns, Old Arguments?, Hybrid event hosted by European University Institute, Florence , 25-NOV-21 - 25-NOV-21 [full-text] [Details]
2021 IASC Land Commons Conference.
Thomas Campbell (2021) IASC Land Commons Conference. [Oral Presentation], Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa; New Concerns, Old Arguments?, Virtual event hosted by Arizona State University , 15-SEP-21 [Details]
2014 From Informal to Informal Governance; Modes and Transformations of Social Capital in the Caucasus (and beyond).
Thomas Campbell (2014) From Informal to Informal Governance; Modes and Transformations of Social Capital in the Caucasus (and beyond). [Oral Presentation], Community Based Natural Resource Management and Political Capital; Lessons from Asia and Africa, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia [full-text] [Details]

Blog

  Year Publication
2022 Climate change policy processes and pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: Old wine in new bottles?.
Thomas Campbell (2022) Climate change policy processes and pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: Old wine in new bottles?. Blog [Details]
2020 Learning from pastoralism in a time of uncertainty.
Thomas Campbell (2020) Learning from pastoralism in a time of uncertainty. Blog [full-text] [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2021 Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: New Concerns, Old Arguments?.
Thomas Campbell (2021) Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: New Concerns, Old Arguments?. Thesis [Details]

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Kimmage Development Studies Centre Registrar / Lecturer 01-SEP-94 / 30-JUN-18
Maynooth University Lecturer 01-JUL-18 /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2021 Dublin City University Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Politics
1997 South Bank University, London, UK MSc in Environmental and Development Education Environmental and Development Education
1991 Kimmage Development Studies Centre, Holy Ghost College, Dublin. National Diploma in Development Studies International Development

Teaching Interests

Currently teaching modules at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Courses taught include: 

Environment and Development (KD301);
Introduction to Research Methods (KD351);
Food, Nutrition and Climate Security (KD303);
Political Economy of Environment and Development (KD619);
Global Food Systems and Climate Change (KD621D); 
Sustainable Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation (KD614)