Christina Kelly


Queen's University Belfast

Education & career

PhD Environmental Planning

MSc Environmental Systems 

BSc Environmental Planning 

Current teaching activities

Guest lecturer on Marine Spatial Planning 

Research activities

Coastal Transitions, Sustainability, Marine Governance, Marine Spatial Planning, Environmental Governance, Climate Change 


SHIP - Sustainable and Holistic Management of Irish Ports. Info:

Selected publications (up to 5)

Kelly, C., McAteer, B., Fahy, F., Carr, L., Norton, D., Farrell, D., Corless, R., Hynes, S., Kyriazi, Z., Marhadour, A., Kalaydjian, R., Flannery, W. (2021). Blue Growth: A transitions approach to developing sustainable pathways, Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, 8(2), Art. 6.

González, A., Kelly, C. and Rymszewicz, A. (2019). ‘Advancements in Web-Mapping Tools for Terrestrial and Marine Spatial Planning’. Transactions in GIS, 24 (2), 253-267.

Kelly, C., Ellis, G. and Flannery, W. (2019) ‘Unravelling persistent problems to transformative marine  governance’. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 (213), 1-15.

Kelly, C., Ellis, G. and Flannery, W. (2018). ‘Conceptualising change in marine governance: Learning from Transition Management’. Marine Policy, 95, 24–35.

 Kelly, C., Gray, L., Shucksmith, R. and Tweddle, J. F. (2014). ‘Review and evaluation of marine spatial planning in the Shetland Islands’. Marine Policy 46, 152–160.


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