Mary Mellor is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Social Science at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, where she taught in the areas of sociological theory, research methods and practice, gender, environment and development. She was also founding chair of the Sustainable Cities Research Institute. Her main research areas are money systems, financial inclusion and alternative economic development.
She is a founding member of the newly formed World Economics Association and has published extensively on money and finance, financial exclusion, co-operation, sustainable cities, ecofeminist political economy and social economics. Her books include The Future of Money: From Financial Crisis to Public Resource (Pluto 2010), The Politics of Money: Towards Sustainability And Economic Democracy (Pluto 2002 with Frances Hutchinson and Wendy Olsen) and Feminism and Ecology (Polity 1997).
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