Professor Cocklin was formerly the Provost and also fulfilled the requirements of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at James Cook University.

He had also served as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) and Pro Vice Chancellor of Science, Engineering and IT at JCU.  Prior to his appointment at JCU, Professor Cocklin was employed for 10 years at Monash University, where he was Head of the School of Geography and Environmental Science and the inaugural Director of the Monash Environment Institute (now the Monash Sustainability Institute). Professor Cocklin was based at the University of Auckland from 1985-1997.

His research interests are in resources and environmental policy, agriculture and rural communities, global environmental change, sustainable development, and corporate environmental management. 


  • Resources and environmental policy
  • Agriculture and rural communities
  • Global environmental change
  • Sustainable development
  • Corporate environmental management
  • Editorial Board, Environmental Policy and Governance (Wiley)
  • Director, Russo Business School
  • Editorial Board, Sustainability (MDPI)
  • Board of Trustees, Townsville Grammar School

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