International Program Director, Natural Resources and Climate Change, Ford Foundation
Anthony Bebbington’s work has focused on extractive industries, natural resource governance, territorially based development, rural livelihoods, and civil society organizations. He is currently International Director of the Natural Resources and Climate Change program at the Ford Foundation, having previously served at Clark University as Director of the Graduate School of Geography and Milton P. and Alice C. Higgins Professor of Environment and Society (2010-), from where he is currently on leave of absence. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been a Guggenheim Foundation fellow, an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, and an Economic and Social Research Council Professorial Fellow. He is currently Chair of the Board of the Climate and Land Use Alliance, and of the Steering Committee of the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, and Board member of Oxfam America. Bebbington held earlier positions at the Universities of Manchester, Cambridge, and Colorado, and at the World Bank, Overseas Development Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development.