Clare Saunders is a Professor in Environmental Politics at the Environment and Sustainability Institute, at the University of Exeter. She is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist who tries to focus her work on ways to try make the world a better place for people and ecosystems. She works with colleagues across a range of disciplines from engineering and geography through to bioscience and fashion/textiles.
Her main research interests are social movements/protest and environmental politics and pro-environmental behaviour change - looking especially at energy use and clothing - and climate change policy networks. She uses a range of methodologies in her research, from qualitative techniques through to surveys and experimental designs.