Rebecca Elliott is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at LSE and Research Associate at the Centre for the Analysis of Risk Regulation.


Rebecca’s work explores the intersection of climate change adaptation with questions of moral economy, the welfare state, environmental politics, and social theory. Her current project examines the economic and political governance of climate change, with a focus on insurance. She has previously conducted research on sustainable consumption.

Research interests

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Insurance and risk governance
  • Economization of climate change impacts and their costs and benefits
  • Climate publics and politics
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