Dr Paul Munro

Senior Lecturer / Scientia Research Fellow

BA (Usyd); MA (KCL); PhD (Unimelb)

School of Humanities & Languages

Contact

9385 8043
351 Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Environment Policy, Political Economy, History: African, Human Geography, Environmental Politics
Tags: Land and water management, Renewable Energy, Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards, Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity, Rehabilitation of Degraded Environments

Publications

    Book Chapters

    • Munro P;van der Horst G, 2015, 'Breaks with the past: Conflict, displacement, resettlement and the evolution of forest socio-ecologies in Sierra Leone', in African Frontiers: Insurgency, Governance and Peacebuilding in Postcolonial States, pp. 119 - 130

    Journal articles

    • Silva Ontiveros L;Munro PG;Melo Zurita MD L, 2018, 'Proyectos de Muerte: Energy justice conflicts on Mexico's unconventional gas frontier', Extractive Industries and Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2018.06.010
    • Melo Zurita MD L;Cook B;Thomsen DC;Munro PG;Smith TF;Gallina J, 2018, 'Living with disasters: social capital for disaster governance', Disasters, vol. 42, pp. 571 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/disa.12257
    • Zurita MD L M;Thomsen DC;Holbrook NJ;Smith TF;Lyth A;Munro PG;de Bruin A;Seddaiu G;Roggero PP;Baird J;Plummer R;Bullock R;Collins K;Powell N, 2018, 'Global water governance and Climate Change: Identifying innovative arrangements for adaptive transformation', Water (Switzerland), vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w10010029
    • Melo Zurita M;Munro PG;Houston D, 2018, 'Un-earthing the Subterranean Anthropocene', Area, vol. 50, pp. 298 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/area.12369
    • Samarakoon S;Christiansen A;Munro PG, 2017, 'Equitable and Quality Education for All of Africa? the Challenges of Using ict in Education', Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, vol. 16, pp. 645 - 665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15691497-12341454
    • Munro P;van der Horst G;Healy S, 2017, 'Energy justice for all? Rethinking Sustainable Development Goal 7 through struggles over traditional energy practices in Sierra Leone', Energy Policy, vol. 105, pp. 635 - 641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.01.038
    • de Rijke K;Munro P;Zurita MD L M, 2016, 'The Great Artesian Basin: A Contested Resource Environment of Subterranean Water and Coal Seam Gas in Australia', Society and Natural Resources, vol. 29, pp. 696 - 710, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2015.1122133
    • Munro PG;van der Horst G, 2016, 'Contesting African landscapes: A critical reappraisal of Sierra Leone’s competing forest cover histories', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, vol. 34, pp. 706 - 724, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263775815622210
    • Munro P;van der Horst G;Willans S;Kemeny P;Christiansen A;Schiavone N, 2016, 'Social enterprise development and renewable energy dissemination in Africa: The experience of the community charging station model in Sierra Leone', Progress in Development Studies, vol. 16, pp. 24 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1464993415608080
    • Munro PG, 2015, 'Book Review: Global Population: History, Geopolitics and Life on Earth', Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 61, pp. 476 - 477
    • Munro P, 2015, 'Geza Teleki and the Emergence of Sierra Leone's Wildlife Conservation Movement', Primate Conservation, vol. 29, pp. 115 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1896/052.029.0112
    • Kemeny P;Munro PG;Schiavone N;van der Horst G;Willans S, 2014, 'Community Charging Stations in rural sub-Saharan Africa: Commercial success, positive externalities, and growing supply chains', Energy for Sustainable Development, vol. 23, pp. 228 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esd.2014.09.005
    • Jacobson C;Hughey KF D;Lynch AJ J;Nursey-Bray N;O'Connell M;Munro PG;Vella K;Whiley D;Dovers S;Carter, R RW, 2014, 'Twenty years of pacifying responses to environmental management', Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 21, pp. 143 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14486563.2014.917594
    • Munro PG;Melo Zurita MD L, 2011, 'The Role of Cenotes in the Social History of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula', Environment and History, vol. 17, pp. 583 - 612, http://dx.doi.org/10.3197/096734011X13150366551616
    • Hiemstra-van der Horst G;Munro PG;Batterbury S, 2011, 'Les réseaux illégaux du pillage: La demande globale de bois et la (re)commercialisation des forêts d’Afrique de l’Ouest', Écologie & Politique, vol. 42, pp. 47 - 58
    • Munro PG, 2011, 'Miguel, E. 2009: Africa’s Turn? A Boston Review Book . London: The MIT Press. xii + 161 pp. £9.95 cloth. ISBN: 978-0-262-01289 8', Progress in Development Studies, vol. 11, pp. 260 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/146499341001100310
    • Munro PG;Hiemstra van der Horst G, 2011, 'Conserving exploitation? A political ecology of forestry management in Sierra Leone', The Australasian Review of African Studies, vol. 21, pp. 59 - 72, http://www.informit.com.au/products/productdetails.aspx?id=1447-8420&container=IELIND
    • Munro PG, 2011, 'BOOK REVIEW: Emma Christopher. A Merciless Place: The Lost Story of Britain's Convict Disaster in Africa and How it Led to the Settlement of Australia', The Australasian Review of African Studies, vol. 32, pp. 152 - 153
    • Munro PG;Melo Zurita M, 2009, 'Aprendiendo del pasado: Impactos históricos de intervenciones en la agricultura de Sierra Leona', Ecología Política, vol. 38, pp. 92 - 95
    • Munro PG, 2009, 'Deforestation: Constructing Problems and Solutions on Sierra Leone's Freetown Peninsula', The Journal of Political Ecology, vol. 16, pp. 104 - 124

    Conference Papers

    • Munro PG, 2010, 'The Role of Water? Henequen, Chicle and the Caste War on the Yucatan Peninsula; 1800 to 1950', in The Role of Water? Henequen, Chicle and the Caste War on the Yucatan Peninsula; 1800 to 1950, Mexico: Revolution, Independence and Beyond Conference 2010, Canberra: Australian National University,, presented at Mexico: Revolution, Independence and Beyond Conference 2010, Canberra: Australian National University,, 05 - 06 July 2010
    • Munro PG;Hiemstra-van der Horst G, 2010, 'Conserving exploitation? A political ecology of forestry management in Sierra Leone', in Conserving exploitation? A political ecology of forestry management in Sierra Leone, 33rd conference of the African Studies Association of Australia and the Pacific,, Melbourne: Victoria University, presented at 33rd conference of the African Studies Association of Australia and the Pacific,, Melbourne: Victoria University, 02 - 04 December 2010

    Reports

    • Munro PG;van der Horst G, 2012, The Domestic Trade in Timber and Fuelwood Products in Sierra Leone: current dynamics and issues, FLEGT: FAO/EU
    • Munro PG;van der Horst G, 2012, The governance and trade of wood-based products in and around the Kambui Hills North Forest Reserve, Freetown
    • van der Horst G;Munro PG, Land cover assessment of the Kambui Hills North Forest Reserve and its surrounds, EFO, Freetown

Teaching and Supervision