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Dr Joanna Depledge

Dr Joanna Depledge

Affiliated Lecturer

Lucy Cavendish College


Joanna Depledge has been a staff member at Cambridge University since 2003. Her main research interest lies in international climate change politics, and the international climate change negotiations. 

Joanna is a former staff member of the UN Climate Change Secretariat. She has also worked as a writer for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, reporting on climate change, ozone and biodiversity meetings.  She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the journals Climate Policy and Global Environmental Politics, and manages the Climate Policy blog

Joanna has taught, supervised and examined on climate change for several courses at Cambridge. She also occasionally teaches at the University of East Anglia.

She holds a PhD from University College London, an MSc (with distinction) in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BSc (first class) in Geography from Cambridge University.

Research Interests

International climate change politics

Global negotiation processes, especially on climate change and ozone

Key Publications

Recent publications (since 2004) include:

Journal articles and book chapter