Ben Campbell (Senior Lecturer, Durham Anthropology) directs MSc in Sustainability, Culture and Development, and is Co-Chair of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN).

Ben Campbell

Research focuses on gender, livelihoods and resources in Nepal, innovation among mountain indigenous communities and impacts of environmental conservation on local institutions of common property management.

Supported by Durham Energy Institute, he has studied energy transitions in Nepal from fuelwood to biogas for SMEs at high altitudes. Publications include Living between juniper and palm: Nature, culture and power in the Himalayas (OUP 2013), and Campbell, et al. ‘Communities of Energy’ Economic Anthropology 2016 (3): 133–144.