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The breadth of Arctic expertise at Durham is reflected in the membership of DurhamARCTIC's Management Board, which includes representatives from across Durham University faculties.

The Management Board is assisted by an External Advisory Board of scholars from around the world. 



Director: Professor Philip Steinberg 

Associate Directors: Professor Robert Baxter and Abbie Garrington 


Management Board

Anthropology: Professor Simone Abram 

Archaeology: Professor Mike Church 

Biosciences: Dr Robert Baxter & Professor A. Rus Hoelzel 

Geography: Professor Gavin BridgeProfessor Erin McClymontProfessor Colm O'CofaighProfessor Philip Steinberg & Professor Chris Stokes 

English: Dr Abbie Garrington 

Law: Dr Henry Jones 

Modern Languages and Cultures: Professor Andy Byford & Professor Janet Stewart 

International Office: Peter Bainbridge 


External Advisory Board  

Michael Bravo, Senior Lecturer in Geography / Scott Polar Research Institute - University of Cambridge 

Chris Burn, Professor, Department of Geography - Carleton University 

Klaus Dodds, Professor of Geopolitics - Royal Holloway, University of London 

Douglas Guilfoyle, Professor of International Law - University of New South Wales Canberra 

Richard Holt, Professor - Department of Archaeology, History, Religious Studies and Theology, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway 

Graham Huggan, Professor of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures - Leeds University 

Rachael Lorna Johnstone, Professor, Department of Law - University of Akureyri 

Britt Kramvig, Professor, Department of Tourism & Northern Studies - UiT: The Arctic University of Norway 

Vasuki Nesiah, Associate Professor of Practice - NYU | Gallatin 

Mark Nuttall, Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair of Anthropology - University of Alberta 

Bjørg Risebrobakken, Principal Researcher - NORCE Research, Norway 

Martin Sharp, Faculty of Science Professor (Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) - University of Alberta 

Nikolai Vakhtin, Professor of Arctic Social Studies - European University at St. Petersburg 

Elana Wilson Rowe, Research Professor - Norwegian Institute of International Affairs