Robyn Eckersley is Professor and Head of Political Science in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne.
She has published widely in the intersecting fields of political theory (especially environmental political theory and democratic theory), global environmental politics and international relations theory. She is on the Editorial Advisory Boards of ten international journals, including Environmental Politics; Ethics and International Affairs; Global Environmental Politics; International Political Theory and International Theory. Her current research focuses on globalization and environmental change, theories of environmental governance and international climate policy and climate justice. She was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia in 2007.