Alice Mah

Alice Mah is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the London School of Economics and was Principal Investigator of the large-scale European Research Council project “Toxic Expertise: Environmental Justice and the Global Petrochemical Industry” from 2015-2020. Her research focuses on environmental justice, corporate power, and the politics of green industrial transformations, which are the subjects of her two most recent books: Plastic Unlimited: How Corporations are Fuelling the Ecological Crisis and What We Can Do About It (Polity, 2022) and Petrochemical Planet: Multiscalar Battles of Industrial Transformation (Duke University Press, forthcoming). She is also the author of Toxic Truths: Environmental Justice and Citizen Science in a Post-Truth Age (with Thom Davies, 2020), Port Cities and Global Legacies, and Industrial Ruination, Community, and Place. Alice has received a number of awards for her work, including the British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize, the SAGE Prize for Innovation/Excellence, and the Philip Leverhulme Prize.

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