Dr. ir. K.P.J. (Karen) Fortuin is senior lecturer at Wageningen University. Her main research interests include (i) intercultural and interdisciplinary education in environmental science and environmental systems analysis, and (ii) the application of environmental systems analysis methodologies and approaches in an urban context.
Karen Fortuin wrote a PhD thesis on Heuristic principles to teach and learn boundary crossing skills in environmental science education. She is education coordinator of the environmental systems analysis group and as such involved in various courses.