Sherilyn MacGregor

Membership:  2014

Member Bio

Sherilyn MacGregor received her PhD in Environmental Studies from York University in Toronto. She immigrated to the UK in 2004 and since 2006 has been a full-time faculty member in the School of Politics, International Relations, and Philosophy at Keele University where she is currently a senior lecturer in environmental politics and director of the Environmental Studies programme. She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on environment, sustainability, and social justice. Her research expertise lies in the fields of feminist politics and environmental politics, with a special focus on the connections between citizenship, social reproduction, and sustainability, which are explored at length in her book Beyond Mothering Earth: Ecological Citizenship and the Politics of Care (University of British Columbia Press, 2006). Dr. MacGregor is joint editor of Environmental Politics journal and co-convenor of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on Environmental Politics. She is also a director of PublicSpace, a not-for-profit company specializing in research communication in the public interest.


  • "A Stranger Silence Still: The Need for Feminist Social Research on Climate Change." Sociological Review 57, no. 2 (2010): 124–40.
  • "Earthcare or Feminist Ecological Citizenship?" Special issue, Femina Politica - die Zeitschrift
    für feministische Politikwissenschaft 1 (2010): 22–32.
  • Environmental Movements around the World: Shades of Green in Politics and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO, 2014. (co-edited with Timothy Doyle)
  • "Ecological citizenship." in The Handbook of Political Citizenship and Social Movements, edited by Hein-Anton van der Heijden, Edward Elgar (2014, in press).
  • "Only Resist: Feminist Ecological Citizenship and the Post-politics of Climate Change." Special issue, Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy 29, no. 3 (2014, in press).
  • "Researching Gender and Climate Change: From Impacts to Discourses," Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 6, no. 2 (2011): 223–38.