Dr Jeremy Baskin

  • Jeremy Baskin

Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Government

Level 2, Walter Boas Building

Overview

Dr Jeremy Baskin is a Senior Research Fellow at the Melbourne School of Government where he focuses on the legitimacy and accountability of knowledge experts in policy-making.  His other research interests include climate and energy policy and associated technologies, the notion of the Anthropocene, and changing understandings of the authority of science.

In 2017 Jeremy was awarded a PhD in Politics from the University of Melbourne on the topic ‘Geoengineering, the Anthropocene and the End of Nature’.  He also has degrees from the University of London and the University of Cape Town.   He has been a Fellow of the Program on Science, Technology & Society (STS) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. He has worked at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, designing and delivering programmes targeted at senior leaders in business, government and civil society.