Sociocultural Anthropology (energy and extraction, environmental justice, urgency and risk, resource relations, indigenous political action; US, UK, Ecuador)
Ph.D. Social Anthropology. School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
M.Sc. Global Movements, Social Justice and Sustainability. Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Applied Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, U.K
2015- Co-PI: NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, STS program: Energy, Risk and Urgency: Emergent Public
Perceptions of Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction (with Barbara Herr Harthorn), UCSB
2014 Research Fellow, Off The Grid: Relational Infrastructures for Fragile Futures.
Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
2013 Research Assistant, Heat and the City. U.K. Research Councils’ Energy and Communities Programme.
2011 Visiting Researcher (doctoral fieldwork), Dept. of Anthropology, FLACSO Quito, Ecuador
2009 Consultant: Global Polio Eradication Initiative, UNICEF India
2008 Fieldwork Researcher: Beej Bachao Andolan (Save the Seeds Movement) Henvalghati, India
Partridge, T. (2017) "Resisting ruination: resource sovereignties and socioecological struggles in Cotopaxi, Ecuador." Journal of Political Ecology 24: 763-776.
Partridge, T., M. Thomas, B. Harthorn, N. Pidgeon, A. Hasell, L. Stevenson, C. Enders (2017) “Seeing futures now: Emergent US and UK views on shale development, climate change and energy systems.” Global Environmental Change 42: 1-12.
Thomas, M., T. Partridge, B. Harthorn, N. Pidgeon (2017) "Deliberating the perceived risks, benefits and societal implications of shale gas and oil extraction by hydraulic fracturing in the US and UK." Nature Energy 2: 17054.
Thomas, M., N. Pidgeon, D. Evensen, T. Partridge, A. Hasell, C. Enders, B. Harthorn, M. Bradshaw (2017) “Public perceptions of hydraulic fracturing for shale gas and oil in the United States and Canada.” WIREs Climate Change, e450. www.dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.450
Partridge, T. (2016) “Rural Intersections: Resource Marginalisation and the ‘non-Indian Problem’ in Highland Ecuador.” Special issue, “The Rural as a Dimension of Environmental Injustice.” Journal of Rural Studies 47(A): 337-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.12.001
Partridge, T. (2016) “Water Justice and Food Sovereignty in Cotopaxi, Ecuador.” Environmental Justice 9(2): 49-52.
Partridge, T. (2016) “Inheriting Struggle and Forming the Future: Indigenous Education-Creation Centres in Highland Ecuador.” Themed issue, “Place, Learning, and Resilience.” Journal of Sustainability Education (vol. 11, Feb. 2016).
Partridge, T. (2015) “Recoupling Groups Who Resist: Dimensions of Difference, Opposition and Affirmation.” Journal of Resistance Studies 1(2): 12-50.
Partridge, T. (2016) “Energy is Everywhere: on Imaginaries and ‘Contested Powers.’” Anthropology Today 32(4): 26-7.
Partridge, T. (2016) “Engaging Anthropology in Deliberation and Facilitation.” Practicing Anthropology 38(3): 37-8.
Partridge, T. (2017) “Unconventional Action and Community Control: Rerouting Dependencies Despite the Hydrocarbon Economy” in K. Jalbert, A. Willow, D. Casagrande & S. Paladino (eds.) ExtrACTION: Impacts, Engagements and Alternative Futures. New York: Routledge.
Pidgeon, N., M. Thomas, T. Partridge, D. Evensen, B. Harthorn (2017) “Hydraulic Fracturing: A Risk for Environment, Energy Security and Affordability?” in R. Kasperson (ed.) Risk Conundrums: Solving Unsolvable Problems. New York: Routledge, Earthscan Risk in Society.