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Mary Mellor

Associate Fellow


Mary Mellor is Emeritus Professor at Northumbria University, where she was founding Chair of the University’s Sustainable Cities Research Institute. She has published extensively on alternative economics integrating socialist, feminist, and green perspectives. In 2017, she received the Bernardo Aguilar Award by the US Society for Ecological Economics in recognition of her contributions to inspiring students through teaching, research, ideas, and mentoring in the field. Her books include Feminism and Ecology; The Future of Money: From Financial Crisis to Public Resource; Debt or Democracy? Public Money for Sustainability and Social Justice, and Money: Myths, Truths and Alternatives. She holds a PhD from Newcastle University.

Selected Tellus Publications

Money for the People

Public Money for a Public Purpose (contribution to the GTI forum “Universal Basic Income: Has the Time Come?“)

Do Red and Green Mix? (contribution to a forum)

On Degrowth (contribution to a forum)