Dr Mattias Hjort

Dr Mattias Hjort

Department of Political Science and International Studies
Lecturer in Political Science

Contact details

Department of Political Science and International Studies
School of Government
Muirhead Tower, Room 327
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Mattias is a political scientist with interests including climate governance, international development and sustainable development. He approaches these fields of study by drawing on post-structural methodologies, including the governmentality concept and actor-network theory. He is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and International Studies, having obtained a PhD degree from the International Development Department in 2016.

Feedback and office hours

Room 327, 3rd floor, Muirhead Tower

  • Thursdays: 13:00-14:00
  • Fridays: 10:00-11:30


  • PhD International Development, University of Birmingham, 2016
  • MA Global Studies, University of Göteborg, Sweden, 2010
  • MSc International and European Relations, University of Linköping, Sweden, 2008
  • BSc Environmental Science, University of Linköping, Sweden, 2006


  • The Politics of Sustainable Development (UG)
  • Global Governance (UG)
  • Global Environmental Governance (PG)