Damian has over 15 years’ experience of research at national and European level during which time he has have developed his qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques. He has become a specialist in sustainability assessment methodologies and has extensive knowledge of food sustainability, farm supply chains and alternative food networks.
Twice awarded ‘Paper of Year’ award in 2014 and 2015 from the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education.
Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (Institute of British Geographers), since 2005
Member of the European Society for Rural Sociology, since 2005
Member of the Rural Geography Research Group Committee, since 2009
Committee Member of the RGS-IBG Food Geographies Working Group
(2020- ) Associate Editor, Journal of Rural Studies
(2019- ) Associate Editor, Journal of Depopulation and Rural Development Studies (AGER)
(2017- ) Associate Editor, Frontiers in Veterinary Science (Veterinary Humanities and Social Sciences)
(2019- ) Review Editor, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems (Social Movements, Institutions and Governance)(2014- ) Review Editor and Editorial board member, Frontiers in Veterinary Science (Veterinary Humanities and Social Sciences)
(2012- ) Editorial board member, Journal of Rural Studies
(2011- ) Editorial board member, Moravian Geographical Reports