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Professor David Whyte


Professor of Climate Justice



David Whyte joined Queen Mary University of London from the University of Liverpoool in 2022. He is the Director of the Centre for Climate Crime and Climate Justice. David teaches modules on ‘Climate Justice’ and ‘Researching Powerful Organisations.’

David Whyte’s research focusses on the relationship between law and corporate power.  He has researched the regulation of business in a wide range of contexts (including working conditions, institutional fraud and corruption, economies of war and conflicthuman rights violations and ecocide. His current research focusses on legal responses to climate change, corporate accountability for climate change and climate justice in the workplace.




Public Engagement

David Whyte is a member of the editorial board of Justice, Power, Resistance, Journal of White Collar and Corporate Crime and State Crime.  He is on the executive committee of the Institute of Employment Rights, an advisory board member of Corporate Watch and a trustee of Interchange.

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