Personal profile

Research interests

My expertise and research interests focus on the human dimensions of environmental change, connecting earth and social sciences to understand challenges of drought and climate change, climate policy, climate change communication, food security, land use, and international environmental governance.

External positions

Professor, School of Geography and Development

Jan 1 2009 → …


  • mexico
  • environmental governance
  • climate impacts
  • drought
  • global change
  • climate
  • climate change

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Research Output 1981 2016

  • 6985 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 14 Chapter
  • 3 Book
  • 2 Conference contribution

Southwest climate gap: poverty and environmental justice in the US Southwest

Wilder, M., Liverman, D., Bellante, L. & Osborne, T. Jan 20 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Local Environment. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

environmental justice
4 Citations

U.S. National climate assessment gaps and research needs: overview, the economy and the international context

Liverman, D. Mar 1 2016 In : Climatic Change. 135, 1, p. 173-186 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

climate change
climate effect

Why equity is fundamental in climate change policy research

Klinsky, S., Roberts, T., Huq, S., Okereke, C., Newell, P., Dauvergne, P., O'Brien, K., Schroeder, H., Tschakert, P., Clapp, J., Keck, M., Biermann, F., Liverman, D., Gupta, J., Rahman, A., Messner, D., Pellow, D. & Bauer, S. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Global Environmental Change.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

3 Citations

Conclusions: Advancing multi-disciplinary scholarship on gender, water, and environmental change through feminist political ecology

Buechler, S., Hanson, A. M., Liverman, D. & Gay-Antaki, M. Mar 2 2015 A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 199-214 16 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Reading climate change and climate governance as political ecologies

Liverman, D. Jun 12 2015 The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 303-319 17 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter


Founders Gold Medal

Diana Liverman (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)