Prof. Dr. Tim Smith

Dean, Faculty of Environment, Society and Design

FEC Executive Committee Position: Co-Chair

Professor Tim Smith is a human geographer focused on coastal management and climate change adaptation.

His research aims to discover innovative coastal governance approaches that embrace vulnerability and change. He holds an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship through the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.

He is also an Adjunct Professor with Brock University, Canada, an Adjunct Professor with Southern Cross University, Australia, and a Senior Research Associate with Uppsala University, Sweden. He was surfing before he could walk.

"I’m currently working on publications with other FEC members. I’m happy to be part of relevant research proposals."

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Which themes and hotspots of Future Earth Coasts are you addressing with your work?

Themes: Dynamic Coasts, Human Development and Coasts, Pathways to Coastal Sustainability

Hotspots: Small islands, Urbanization in coastal zones, River-Mouth Systems, Deltas and Estuaries