Assistant Professor, Centre for Business and Development Studies, Copenhagen Business School


I have a PhD in environmental studies from Yale University, where I specialized in anthropology and political ecology. I also have an MSc in environmental economics from the LSE, and bachelor’s degrees in international studies and Chinese from the University of Mississippi. I currently live in Copenhagen, where I am an assistant professor at Copenhagen Business School.

Selected publications

Archer, Matthew. “How to govern a sustainable supply chain: Standards, standardizers, and the political ecology of (in) advertence.” Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space (2021): 25148486211014505.

Calvão, Filipe, and Matthew Archer. “Digital extraction: Blockchain traceability in mineral supply chains.” Political Geography 87 (2021): 102381.

Archer, Matthew. “Navigating the sustainability landscape: Impact pathways and the sustainability ethic as moral compass.” Focaal 1, no. aop (2020): 1-15.

Archer, Matthew. “Stakes and stakeholders in the climate casino.” GeoHumanities 6, no. 1 (2020): 171-187.