Professor Anthony Zito

Anthony is Professor of European Public Policy at Newcastle University. Professor Zito is currently Co-Director of the Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence at Newcastle University and Co-Editor of the leading international environmental journal, Environmental Politics. His research focused on governance, learning theory, networks, and European Union decision-making. He has authored numerous journal articles and two monographs: Creating Environmental Policy in the European Union (2000) and Environmental Governance in Europe (2013, with R. Wurzel and A. Jordan). He has recently co-authored: (a) with C. Burns et al., ‘De-Europeanizing or disengaging? EU environmental policy and Brexit, Environmental Politics (2019); and with Ole Pedersen, ‘Fracking Frames and the Courts’, Environmental Law Review (2018). He was Co-Investigator in the EU Horizon 2020 grant project entitled: ‘Critical Heritages: performing and representing identities in Europe’ and is currently the leader of the Newcastle team for ‘The Transatlantic Perspectives on Energy and Cities’, a grant funded through the Erasmus+ Programme (2018-2021).