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Anna Hawkins BA Hons, PgCert Heritage Management, PgCert Teaching in Higher Education

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography


My professional background is in urban planning and regeneration. I have been teaching subjects related to urban sustainability and resilience for the last 8 years and my research and teaching have evolved to focus upon sustainable consumption practices with a particular interest in sustainable food systems.

  • About

    I am currently studying for a PhD in Social and Cultural Geographies of Food and Consumption at the University of Sheffield.

    Teaching Interests

    Geographies of Consumption

    Sustainable Food Systems and Practices

    Urban Ecologies and Resilience

    Green Political Thought and Utopianism

  • Teaching

    Department of the Natural and Built Environment

    Social Sciences and Humanities

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Hawkins, A., Sharpe, R., Spence, K., & Holmes, N. (2018). Inappropriate flushing of menstrual sanitary products. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water Management.

  • Other activities

    I am interested in supervising undergraduate and post-graduate research projects and dissertations in the following areas:

    Geographies of food and consumption practice.

    Sustainable food systems.

    Environmental 'behaviour change'.

    Please contact me for an informal chat if you are interested in carrying out research in these areas.

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