Brian Doherty is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at Keele University. He teaches courses on social movements, political sociology and environmental politics. His recent publications include Ideas and Actions in the Green Movement, and Direct Action in British Environmentalism (co-edited with Ben Seel and Mat Paterson). He has been active in environmental and peace groups In Britain and Ireland since the early 1980s.
Timothy Doyle is a Professor of Politics and International Relations at Keele University, where he teaches global political economy and environmental politics. His most recent works include the books: Environment and Politics, (third edition); Environmental Movements in Minority and Majority Worlds: A Global Perspective and Crucible for Survival: Environmental Justice and Security in the Indian Ocean Region. He has been a dedicated environmental and human rights activist since the late 1970s. He is currently serving as President of the Ecopolitical Association of Australasia, and Director of Human and Environmental Security for the Indian Ocean Research Group.