Amanda Machin

Amanda Machin is Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway.

She is interested in the dynamics, theories, discourses, imaginaries, protests, identifications, performances and bodies of ecological and radical democratic transformation and has researched these topics in various positions at universities in UK and Germany before she moved to Norway in 2022. She has published in journals such asEnvironmental Politics, Environmental Values, WIREs Climate Change and Democratic Theory and has edited Special Issues of the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society and Contemporary Political Theory. Her books include Bodies of Democracy: Modes of Embodied Politics (Transcript 2022) Nations and Democracy: New Theoretical Perspectives (Routledge 2015) and Negotiating Climate Change: Radical Democracy and the Illusion of Consensus (Zed Books, 2013). Together with Marcel Wissenburg she is currently editing the collectionEnvironmental Political Theory in the Anthropocene for Edward Elgar.