People

Lesley Gray

Professor of Climate Science; Head of Stratosphere and Climate Group

Lesley studies the natural variability of the atmosphere, with emphasis on stratospheric dynamics and solar influence on seasonal, decadal and long-term climate.
 DTP Supervisor

E: gray@atm.ox.ac.uk
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Thomas Hale

Associate Professor of Global Public Policy, Director for China Engagement

Dr. Thomas Hale’s research explores how we can manage transnational problems effectively and fairly. He seeks to explain how political institutions evolve–or not–to face the challenges raised by globalization and interdependence, with a particular emphasis on environmental and economic issues. He holds a PhD in Politics from Princeton University, a masters degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics, and an AB in public policy from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School. A US national, Hale has studied and worked in Argentina, China, and Europe. His books include Beyond Gridlock (Polity 2017), Between Interests and Law: The Politics of Transnational Commercial Disputes (Cambridge 2015), Transnational Climate Change Governance (Cambridge 2014), and Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation Is Failing when We Need It Most (Polity 2013).

E: thomas.hale@bsg.ox.ac.uk
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Jim Hall

Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks

Jim examines the management of climate-related risks in infrastructure systems, in particular relating to flooding, coastal erosion and water scarcity. For ten years he was a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change Adaptation.

 DTP Supervisor

E: jim.hall@eci.ox.ac.uk
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Gus Hancock

Professor of Chemistry

Gus’s research interests include cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy of atmospherically important species and the photochemistry of key tropospheric molecules, particularly ozone and nitrogen dioxide.

E: gus.hancock@chem.ox.ac.uk
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