School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Catherine Sutherland

Position

Associate Professor

Discipline

Development Studies

Email

sutherlandc@ukzn.ac.za

Contact Number

031-260-3274

Campus

Howard College Campus

Office Address

A724 7th Floor, Shepstone Building

Last Updated

3 months ago

Bio

  • Catherine Sutherland is a geographer who works at the interface between social and environmental systems with a focus on sustainable development.

Research Interests

  • Catherine is interested in the relationship between society, space and environment and how this shapes environmental politics and policy making. She has worked on topics such as the impact of mega-projects on social environments in Durban, social assessment theory and methodology, sustainability indicators, risk and vulnerability, and urban/social policy.
  • Her research interests are closely aligned with her teaching which focuses on social policy and environment and development.

Teaching Interests

Selected

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