Dr Pedro Fidelman

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Policy Futures
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Dr Pedro Fidelman has a multidisciplinary background, which includes a BSc (Hons I) in Oceanography, MSc in Geography and PhD in Environmental Social Science. His research focuses on policy, institutions and management in the context of environmental governance. Particular areas of experience include coastal and marine social-ecological systems, climate change adaptation and natural resource management in Australia, Brazil and Southeast Asia. His current research includes investigating the regulatory, institutional and governance implications of reef restoration and adaptation measures, as part of Australia's Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program (RRAP). Prior to joining the Centre for Policy Futures at UQ, Pedro held research positions in Brazil (University of Brasilia) and Australia (e.g., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Sustainability Research Centre of the University of the Sunshine Coast). He is currently a Senior Research Fellow with the Earth System Governance Project and Lead Author (Oceans and Coastal Policy) for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Global Environment Outlook 6.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Fidelman, Pedro (2019). Climate change in the Coral Triangle: enabling institutional adaptive capacity. In Paul G. Harris (Ed.), Climate change and ocean governance (pp. 274-289) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108502238.017

  • Mangalagiu, Diana, Baker, Elaine, Fidelman, Pedro, Goncalves, Leandra Regina, Harris, Peter, Hollway, James, Kim, Rakhyun E., Rice, Jake and Alkhatlan, AlAnoud (2019). Oceans and coastal policy. In Paul Ekins, Joyeeta Gupta and Pierre Boileau (Ed.), Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: healthy planet, healthy people (pp. 348-371) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108627146.020

  • Jacob, Klaus, King, Peter, Fidelman, Pedro, Goncalves, Leandra Regina, Hollway, James, Sewerin, Sebastian and Chenmin, He (2019). Policy theory and practice. In Paul Ekins, Joyeeta Gupta and Pierre Boileau (Ed.), Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: healthy planet, healthy people (pp. 282-299) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108627146.017

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)