Professor Stewart Barr
Director of Education and Professor of Geography


Stewart Barr graduated from the University of Exeter’s Geography Department in 1998 and continued his studies at Exeter undertaking a PhD exploring household waste practices. Building on this research, he worked for two years in the Department as a post-doctoral researcher on an ESRC-funded project entitled ‘Environmental Action in and Around the Home’. He became a Lecturer in Geography in 2003, Senior Lecturer in 2008, Associate Professor in 2012 and is now Professor of Geography. Within the Department Stewart undertakes research in the Environment and Sustainability and Spatial Responsibilities Research Groups and he teaches modules at all levels of undergraduate study.

Broad Research Specialisms:

Geographies of sustainable development: sustainable practices; behaviour change theory, policy and practice; community resilience to environmental change; sustainable travel, tourism and mobilities.


BA (University of Exeter)
PhD (University of Exeter)


Contact details

Internal tel3832
Tel+44 (0) 1392 723832
AddressAmory Building
University of Exeter
Rennes Drive
Office hours

Term 2:

In week 9, Monday and Thursday 9-10

In week 10, just Monday 2-3pm and no office hours in week 11, due to second year field trips.

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