Dominic Standish

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Dominic Standish

Dominic Standish is a US employed academic associated with the libertarian anti-environmental LM network. He has written for Living Marxism/LM[1] and Spiked, [2] spoken at the Battle of Ideas and contributed to the Institute of Ideas. [3] In 2008 Standish completed a PhD in Sociology at the University of Kent, where the LM network guru Frank Furedi is based.[4]


  • Ph.D in the sociology of risk at the University of Kent, UK
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Education, Work and Training from Canterbury Christ Church University College, Kent, UK
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Education from Westminster College, University of Oxford, UK
  • BA Honours Degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management and Sociology from the University of Kent, UK[5]


International Policy Network, contributed a chapter to the Exxon funded think tank IPN's publication Adapt or Die: The science, politics and economics of climate change, edited by Kendra Okonski, [6]



Profile: Dominic Standish Battle of Ideas
Twitter: domstandish


  1. Dominic Standish, 'Poland after Walesa', Living Marxism, No. 86 - January, p. 28.; Dominic Standish, 'Stan Bowles: confessions of a footballer', Living Marxism, No. 96 - December/January, p. 16.;Laura Ceccato and Dominic Standish, 'Secrets of the confessional', LM 110, May 1998.; Dominic Standish, 'Vatican on its knees', LM 126, p. 12, December/January 1999.; Dominic Standish, 'Italy's banners', LM 129, p. 11, April 2000.
  2. "People are not to blame for earthquakes", Spiked website, accessed 8 May 2010
  3. "Should governments be in the recognition business", Institute of Ideas website, accessed 8 May 2010
  4. University of Kent Library Catalogue Venice and the politics of environmental risk, Main author: Standish, Dominic Francis. Published: 2008.
  5. 'Dominic Standish', Battle of Ideas 2015.
  6. 'Barriers to barriers: why environmental precaution has delayed mobile floodgates to protect Venice' in Adapt or Die: The science, politics and economics of climate change, edited by Kendra Okonski London:Profile Books.