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. His research explores the interplay between security, equity and sustainability in policies and communities across the world, with a special interest in the Arctic, Sub Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. He uses both qualitative and quantitative methods. 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