Kersty Hobson

Director of Undergraduate Studies / Reader School of Geography and Planning Cardiff University

Kersty Hobson is Reader in Human Geography in the School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (Wales, UK). Before moving to Cardiff in 2015, she held academic positions at the University of Birmingham, Australian National University, and the University of Oxford. Her research examines spaces and processes of socio-environmental change including household and community transformations and public deliberation, as well as policy and discursive framings and interventions. Her current research interest focuses on the socio-political implications of, and challenges for, the burgeoning Circular Economy agenda, with projects examining topics such as the ‘circular consumer’, sustainable product service systems and consumption work.