Tom Deligiannis


Telephone: 519.661.2111 ext. 81162
Office: Social Sciences Centre 4134
Office Hours: TH 1:30-3 PM


BA University of Guelph, MA University of Toronto, PhD (ABD) University of Toronto (Expected 2016)

Research Interests

Environmental Change and Conflict Studies, Environmental Security, Resource Management in Latin America, Global Environmental Politics

Selected Publications

  • 2013: Tom Deligiannis, “The Evolution of Qualitative Environment-Conflict Research: Moving Toward Consensus,” in Rita Floyd and Richard Matthews (eds.), Environmental Security: Approaches and Issues (New York: Routledge).
  • 2012: Tom Deligiannis, “The Evolution of Environment-Conflict Research: Toward a Livelihood Framework,” Global Environmental Politics, 12(1), February.
  • 2010: Tom Deligiannis, “The Evolution of Environment-Conflict Research,” in Matthew A. Schnurr and Larry A. Swatuk eds., Critical Environmental Security: Rethinking the Links Between Natural Resources and Political Violence, New Issues in Security #5 (Dalhousie University: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies) [Read More].
  • 2008: Thomas Homer-Dixon & Tom Deligiannis, “Environmental Scarcities and Civil Violence: Perspective of the Toronto Group,” Ch. 20 in Hans Günter Brauch, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Pal Dunay, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Ursula Oswald Spring, P. H. Liotta, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Eds. Globalisation and Environmental Challenges: Reconceptualising Security in the 21st Century (Berlin – Heidelberg – New York – Hong Kong – London – Milan – Paris – Tokyo: Springer-Verlag).
  • 2001: Daniel M. Schwartz, Tom Deligiannis, and Thomas Homer-Dixon. “The Environment and Violent Conflict.” in Paul F. Diehl and Nils Petter Gleditsch eds. Environmental Conflict. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  • 2000: Daniel M. Schwartz, Tom Deligiannis, and Thomas F. Homer-Dixon, “The Environment and Violent Conflict: A Response to Gleditsch’s Critique and Some Suggestions for Future Research,” Environmental Change & Security Project Report, Issue 6 (Summer): 77-94.