Dr Ben Cooke

Position

Lecturer Sustainability & Urban Planning

School /
Work Unit

School of Global, Urban & Social Studies

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 9943

ben.cooke@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 8
Level: 7
Room: 34

City campus

College/Portfolio

College of Design and Social Context

Ben

Key activities

Research Assistant/casual lecturer

Qualifications

  • BEnvSc (Deakin University) - 2005
  • BA (Hons) (Monash University) - 2006
  • PhD (RMIT University) - 2013

Research interests

  • Geography of nature-society relations
  • The temporality and materiality of environmental management
  • Private land conservation practice and policy
  • Peri-urban/amenity land use conflicts
  • Qualitative research methods (in-depth interviewing and participant observation)
  • Interdisciplinary environmental research

Awards and grants

  • 2013 Higher Degrees by Research Publication Grant, RMIT
  • 2012 Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s Bill Borthwick scholarship
  • 2010 and 2012 Vice-chancellor’s international conference presentation award, RMIT
  • 2009 APAI PhD Scholarship, RMIT

Publications

The following are Benjamin's most recent publications. You can access all of Benjamin's publications at the Research Repository.

Journal articles