Pete Hay Environmental Politics Prize is awarded annually to the best published paper by a current member of the Environmental Politics and Policy Standing Research Group.
The Pete Hay Environmental Politics Prize is named after Dr Pete Hay, a trailblazer in the research and scholarship of environmental politics and policy in Australia and the Founding Convenor of the Ecopolitics Association of Australasia.
- The Prize is awarded to the best published paper in the preceding year by a current financial member of the Environmental Politics and Policy Standing Research Group.
- The Prize is administered by the Environmental Politics and Policy Standing Research Group.
- the Environmental Politics and Policy Standing Research Group reserves the right not to award the prize in any given year.
- The winner of the prize will be announced during the Group’s annual meeting at the APSA conference.
- As part of the prize, the EPP committee negotiates with the publisher for a period of open access for the winning journal article.
2018 – Brisbane
Winner: Jonathan Pickering (University of Canberra), ‘Deliberative Ecologies: Engaging Complexity Theory to Understand How Deliberative Systems Emerge and Change’
Special Mention: Roger Davis (Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Commonwealth Government, & University of Canberra), ‘Aboriginal Water Governance as a Deliberative System in the Murray Darling Basin’
Selection Panel: Rebecca Pearse (chair), Pedro Fidelman and Melissa Nursey-Bray
2016 – Sydney
Winner: Pedro Fidelman (University of the Sunshine Coast), Truong Van Tuyen (Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam), Kim Nong (Ministry of Environment, Cambodia), Melissa Nursey-Bray (University of Adelaide)
‘Institutional Adaptive Capacity of Coastal Resources Co-Management in Cambodia and Vietnam’
Selection Panel: Michael Howes (chair), Kate Crowley, Brian Coffey
2015 – Canberra
Winner: Alex Lo (University of Hong Kong) and Michael Howes (Griffith University), ‘The storyline of power: Environmental discourse and the politics of carbon trading in China’
Selection Panel: Adam Simpson (chair), Robyn Eckersley, David Schlosberg
2014 – Sydney
Winner: Adam Simpson, University of South Australia, ‘Identity, ethnicity and natural resources in Myanmar’
Honourable Mention: Chris Riedy and Jennifer Kent ‘Australian climate action groups in the deliberative system’
Selection Panel: Matt McDonald (chair), Peter Christoff, Hayley Stevenson
2013 – Murdoch
Winner: Matt McDonald, University of Queensland, ‘Climate change and security: Towards an ecological security discourse’
Selection Panel: John Dryzek (chair), Verity Burgmann, Cassandra Star
2012 – Tasmania
Winner: Verity Burgmann, University of Melbourne, ‘Imagining the end of capitalism: ‘the practical-political value of utopian thinking’ for the climate movement’
Honourable Mention: Melanie Gale, University of South Australia, ‘The adaptive capacity of communities affected by policy-making: a case study of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’
Selection Panel: Pete Hay (chair), Tim Doyle, Ros Taplin
2011 – ANU
Winner: Delphine Rabet, University of Sydney, ‘The interplay of foreign multinational corporations and the state in environmental governance’
Honourable Mention: Andy Scerri, RMIT, ‘Greening citizenship, after dualism’
Selection Panel: Pete Hay (chair), Susan Park