People of the Environmental Policy Group

The increasing globalisation of environmental issues, debates, practices and governance is reflected in the department's international research and education efforts, as well as in the variety of nationalities of our staff, PhD and MSc students.



Associate Professors

Assistant Professors

Teachers & Research Fellows

Post Docs

dr. H (Hyeyoon) Park


PhD Candidates

Nishai Moodley - PhD candidate
Shannon Mclaughlin - PhD candidate
Elena Degli Innocenti - PhD candidate
Alexey Pristupa - PhD candidate

External PhD candidates

Frank Wagemans
Steven Adolf
Xander Keijser
Magnus Benzie
Gabby Kissinger
Barbara Berger

Visiting Researchers

Xiao Xia Guo, Visiting PhD Researcher (2022-2023)

Assistant Researchers

Fatima Traore, Assistant Researcher (2023)

Sunnefa Yeatman Omarsdottir, Assistant Researcher (2023)

Junior Researchers

Animesh Gautam (they/them), Junior Researcher

Research Associates

Jan van Tatenhove
Professor of Marine Governance and Marine Spatial Planning at Innovative Fisheries Management - Center for Blue Governance at the Department of Planning of Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Megan Bailey
Assistant Professor Marine Affairs Program
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

David Sonnenfeld
Professor of Sociology and Environmental Policy
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Hans Bruyninckx
Professor specialized in international and European environmental politics and policy
As from 1 June 2013: Head of the European Environmental Agency (EEA)