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Dr Ellie Martus is a Lecturer in Public Policy in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University and a member of the Centre for Governance and Public Policy. Working across environmental politics and public policy with area expertise in Russia and the former Soviet Union, Ellie’s research explores the role of industry in shaping environmental policymaking and the issue of environmental capacity and governance in the post-Soviet space. Her current research examines the politics of climate change in major coal producing states and the challenges of transition.

Ellie holds a PhD in Politics from the University of New South Wales, an MPhil in Russian and East European Studies from Oxford University (St Antony’s College) and a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of New South Wales. From 2017 to 2019, Ellie was a WIRL-Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, and has previously held visiting positions at the University of Helsinki’s Aleksanteri Institute and the Australian National University.

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