Anna Davies is a lecturer in geography at Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. She received her Ph.D. in 1999 from the University of Cambridge and has authored more than a dozen articles for internationally refereed journals and numerous book chapters.

Much of her academic work has focused on environmental planning and politics. Her doctoral thesis examined environmental values in the UK planning system, and she later worked on a project exploring the potential for developing sustainable communities. Her first lectureship was at Kings College, University of London. In 2000 she was an Environmental Values fellow at the Carnegie Council.

Since moving to Trinity College, University of Dublin in 2001 she has been working on policy issues related to waste management, climate change and targets for sustainable development. In 2004 the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences awarded Davies a fellowship to work on a manuscript examining the governance of waste in an international context. Part of her fellowship was spent as a visiting academic at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Last Updated: June 7, 2017

"Incineration politics and the governance of waste," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 23, 3 (2005): 375- 398
"Power, politics and networks: shaping partnerships for sustainable communities," AREA 34, 2 (2002): 190-203
"What Silence Knows – planning, public participation and environmental values," Environmental Values, 10, 1 (2001): 77-102