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Tim Forsyth is a specialist on environment and development, with a focus on social and political theory and environmental governance. He has written on political ecology and environmental science, and on new ways to implement global environmental policy such as the climate change convention, in developing countries through partnerships between state and non-state actors. 

Forsyth has degrees from the Universities of Oxford and London, and has held positions at the LSE since 1995. He has also worked as a fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House); the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex; and at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has more than five years’ work and research experience in Asia, and is fluent in Thai. 

Forsyth is also the general editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of International Development, and a co-editor of the journal Progress in Development Studies.

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