Main research and teaching areas:
- Climate, Environmental and Transition Governance
- Feminist theory, gender and intersectionality
- Defense, military and security institutions
Research and teaching profile:
Annica Kronsell has conducted empirical research on climate, environmental and sustainability governance in the Scandinavian and European context and published several books and articles in this field. She is involved as research leader in interdisciplinary research consortia at Lund university and currently in three larger research projects, relating to the governance of climate and sustainability transitions. She is supervising and has supervised several graduate students in this research field. Kronsell has a theoretical interest in governance related to sustainability transitions, and in feminist institutional theory which she has also applied in research about gender in security and defense institutions published in several articles and books.
Kronsell's research engagements extend also internationally, she has spent research and teaching time at the University of Washington, Seattle, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Freiburg, Germany, at Sciences Po’ in Lyon, France. Her networks include the International Studies Association, ECPRs Green politics and Gender and Politics sections, Earth System Governance, the feminist EU and feminist institutional networks. She has served as a panel member, in the Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish Research Council and as board member at the Defense university, the Swedish political science association, Lund University Sustainability forum, the Swedish Arts Council.