Personal profile

Research interests

Michael is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Development in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath. He is a Research Associate at the Oxford Department of International Development and a Research Fellow at the Earth System Governance Project.

His research focuses on global environmental politics and the politics of global supply chains.

He consults on the environmental management of extractive industries in both developing and developed countries.

Prior to his current position, Michael was Departmental Lecturer in Global Governance at the University of Oxford. He has also taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where he completed his PhD in International Relations.

External positions

Research Associate, University of Oxford

1 Mar 201728 Feb 2019

Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Project

1 Jan 2010 → …

Keywords

  • JZ International relations
  • Global Political Economy
  • Environmental and Resource Politics
  • Global Commodity Chains
  • Business Power and Agency
  • South-South Trade
  • Transnatonal Activism

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2012 2017

Dirty Gold: How Activism Transformed the Jewelry Industry

Bloomfield, M. J. 3 Mar 2017 Cambridge, U. S. A.: MIT Press. 256 p. (Earth System Governance)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Industry
Non-governmental organizations
Golden rule
Pollution
Activism
production
network
industry
market
targeting

Tracing Failure of Coral Reef Protection in Nonstate Market-Driven Governance

Bloomfield, M. & Schleifer, P. 29 Sep 2017 In : Global Environmental Politics. 17, 4, p. 127-146

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquarium
coral reef
certification
creep
fill
9 Citations

Shame campaigns and environmental justice: corporate shaming as activist strategy

Bloomfield, M. J. 4 Mar 2014 In : Environmental Politics. 23, 2, p. 263-281

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

targeting
market
industry
campaign
inequality
11 Citations

Is Forest Certification a Hegemonic Force? The FSC and its Challengers

Bloomfield, M. J. 1 Dec 2012 In : The Journal of Environment & Development. 21, 4, p. 391-413

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

certification
industry
cost
environmentalism
civil society