Franklin is a lecturer in cultural and historical geography at the University of Bristol, UK. From 2011 to 2015 he was a lecturer in human geography at the University of Edinburgh. Franklin is author of Domestic Wild: Memory, Nature, and Gardening in Suburbia and numerous articles and book chapters on cultural geographies of nature, the nonhuman, and environment–society relations. Franklin’s research has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Carnegie Trust, and the Royal Geographical Society. His current research focuses on the politics and philosophy of plant life, including fieldwork in urban Pakistan, and on Anthroposcenic landscapes in Scotland. Franklin has a PhD in Geography from King’s College London.