I have a PhD in Politics (University of New South Wales), an MPhil in Russian and East European Studies (University of Oxford), and a Bachelor of International Studies honours (University of New South Wales). In 2017, I was a visiting fellow at the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies.
Current Research Project
My research is focused on environmental politics and policymaking in the former Soviet Union. As a WIRL-COFUND Fellow, I will be working on a project Domestic Decisions, Global Challenges: environmental politics in the former Soviet Union. My project seeks to evaluate the capacity of post-Soviet states to address their environmental problems. I will undertake a comparative study which examines the actors and institutions responsible for environmental policymaking across the post-Soviet space, with a particular focus on Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, and Latvia. The project looks specifically at the governance of industrial pollution, and explores the variation and synergies that exist between post-Soviet states in relation to their ability to design and implement effective environmental policy.
Environmental politics, policymaking and institutions, Post-Soviet politics, state-business relations, and climate policy.
Martus, E. (2018) ‘Russian Industry Discourses on Climate Change’ in M. Poberezhskaya and T. Ashe (eds.), Climate Change Discourse in Russia: past and present, Routledge: Abingdon.
Martus, E. (2018) 'Russian industry responses to climate change: the case of the metals and mining sector', Climate Policy, https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2018.1448254.
Martus, E. (2017) Russian Environmental Politics: state, industry and policymaking, Routledge: Abingdon, 232 pages.
Martus, E. (2017) ‘Lake Baikal: A Study of the Russian Environmental Policy Process’, Demokratizatsiya, 25:2, 137-153.
Martus, E. (2017) ‘Contested policymaking in Russia: the best available technology debate’, Post-Soviet Affairs, 33:4, 276-297.
Hitchcock, E. (2010) ‘The 2006 Forest Code of the Russian Federation: An Evaluation of Environmental Legislation in Russia’, Australian Slavonic and East European Studies, 24:1–2, 19–39.
E dot Martus at warwick dot ac dot uk
D1.29, Department of Sociology and Department of Politics & International Studies