Dan Brockington

Dan Brockington is the Director of the Sheffield Institute for International Development at the University of Sheffield. He was previously a Professor of Conservation and Development at the University of Manchester. He earned his B.A. in Geography from the University of Oxford and his Ph.D. in Anthropology from University College London.

Professor Brockington studies the social impacts of protected areas and media and conservation. Regarding geographical focus, the majority of his work focuses on Tanzania and sub-Saharan Africa.

Representative Publications

Duffy, Rosaleen, et al. “The Militarization of Anti-Poaching: Undermining Long Term Goals?.” Environmental Conservation 42.04 (2015): 345-348.

Brockington, Dan. “Celebrity Advocacy: International and Comparative Perspectives.” Celebrity Studies 6.4 (2015): 393-398.

Holmes, George, Katherine Scholfield, and Dan Brockington. “A Comparison of Global Conservation Prioritization Models with Spatial Spending Patterns of Conservation Nongovernmental Organizations.” Conservation biology 26.4 (2012): 602-609.

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