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Jonathan joined the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance in 2015. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow working with Professor John Dryzek on his Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship project, ‘Deliberative Worlds: Democracy, Justice and a Changing Earth System’.

He completed his PhD in philosophy at the Australian National University, based in the Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory and graduating in 2014. His thesis explored opportunities for reaching a fair agreement between developing and developed countries in global climate change negotiations. Before joining the University of Canberra he taught climate and environmental policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU, and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Development Policy Centre at ANU since 2014.

Jonathan’s research interests include the ethical and political dimensions of global climate change policy, global environmental governance, development policy and ethics, and global justice.

He has a Masters' degree in development studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and undergraduate degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney. Previously he worked as a policy and program manager with the Australian Government's international development assistance program (AusAID, 2003-09).

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Australian National University




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Visiting Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Australian National University


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Conditional nationally determined contributions in the Paris Agreement: foothold for equity or Achilles heel?

Pauw, W. P., Castro, P., Pickering, J. & Bhasin, S., 2019, In : Climate Policy. p. 1-17 17 p.

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  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
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    Democracy in the Anthropocene

    Hammond, M., Dryzek, J. & Pickering, J., 21 Nov 2019, In : Contemporary Political Theory. 19, p. 1-14 14 p.

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    Ecological reflexivity: characterising an elusive virtue for governance in the Anthropocene

    Pickering, J., 10 Nov 2019, In : Environmental Politics. 28, 7, p. 1145-1166 22 p.

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)