Darren McCauley is Chair in the Management of International Social Challenges (MISoC) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Darren McCauley specialises in interdisciplinary approaches towards climate and energy issues designed to achieve a global just transition away from fossil fuels. His research explores the interplay between security, equity and sustainability in policies and communities accross the world, with a special interest in the Arctic, Sub Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. He uses both qualitative and quantitative methods, with interests in Q methodology, participatory GIS mapping and choice experiments.
He held his Senior Lectureship at the University of St. Andrews where he led the university's sustainability institute and Arctic Research Centre. He notably held lectureships at Stirling, Queens and Trinity College Dublin. Prof. McCauley also holds visiting professorships at several institutions and many external commissions of trust (editorial and editorships, peer review colleges, external boards). Hs is notably the leader for the University strategic pillar on Global Social Challenges.
Research interests: just transition, energy systems and fairness; comparative energy politics
D.A. McCauley, A. Brown, R. Rehner, R. Heffron & S. de Graff (2018). Energy Justice and Policy Change: A longitudinal assessment of German nuclear policy. Applied Energy, 228, 317-323. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.06.093
A. Johnson, R. Heffron & D.A. McCauley (2014). Rethinking the scope and necessity of energy subsidies in the United Kingdom. Energy Research and Social Science, 3 (1), 322-329. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2014.05.003
R. Heffron, M. Allen & D.A. McCauley (2013). The Forgotten Law and Policy Issue: Nuclear Waste Management in Scotland. Edinburgh Law Review, 17 (3), 411-418. doi: 10.3366/elr.2013.0172
D.A. McCauley (2018). An Energy Justice Road Map—Six Key Considerations. In Energy Justice. Cham: Springer
R.T. Holmes, D.A. McCauley & N. Hanley (2018). Reshaping Energy Governance in the Arctic? Assessing the implications of LNG for European Shipping Companies. In Arctic Resource Governance and Development. Cham: Springer
D.A. McCauley (2017). Framing injustice in green criminology: activism, social movements and geography. In Environmental Criminology: Spatial Analysis and Regional Issues. London: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
D.A. McCauley, R. Heffron, R. Rehner, M. Pavlenko & R. Holmes (2017). Arcticness and Energy Justice. In Arcticness and Change: Power and voice from the North. London: UCL Press
D.A. McCauley (2017). Fossil Fuels and Energy Justice - Coal, Oil and Gas. In Energy Justice. Cham: Springer
D.A. McCauley (2017). Global Energy Justice: Tackling Systems of Inequality in Energy Production and Consumption. In Energy Justice. Cham: Springer
D.A. McCauley (2016). Interest Groups in Comparative Perspective: Moving Beyond State-Centric Models. In The Oxford Handbook of French Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press
K.E.H. Jenkins, R. Heffron & D.A. McCauley (2016). The Political Economy of Energy Justice in Canada, the UK and Australia: A Nuclear Energy Perspective. In The Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy. Basingstoke: Palgrave
D.A. McCauley, R. Rehner & M. Pavlenko (2015). Assessing the Justice Implications of Energy Infrastructural Development in the Arctic. In Delivering Energy Law and Policy in the EU and US. Oxford: Oxford University Press
D.A. McCauley (2011). Environmental Disputes in France. In Global Ecological Politics. London: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
D.A. McCauley (2010). The EU, France and Wasting Energy? In Environmental Movements and Waste Infrastructure. London: Routledge
D.A. McCauley, V. Ramasar, R. Heffron, D. Mebratu, L. Mundaca & B. Sovacool (Eds.). (2017-2018) Applied Energy.
D.A. McCauley, K.E.H. Jenkins & A. Foreman (Eds.). (2016-2017) Energy Policy.