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Sustainability & Sustainable Development

Biodiversity Conservation & Ecology

Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Ethnobiology and Ethnozoology

Environmental Policy & Climate Change

Ecological and Environmental Economics

Forestry and forest management


Lecturer & seminar instructor: Graduate level courses on Sustainability Science, Sustainability and Development, Research Methods, Energy and Sustainability, Conservation Biology, Urban and Regional Planning, Natural Resources Management.

Student supervision:

  • Ongoing supervision of 5 PhD candidates
  • Master level – 35 Master theses at Lund University Master Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science (LUMES), the University of Uppsala and Gothenburg University, Sweden.
  • PhD level – co-supervisor of one PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Teaching coordinator:

  • Course coordinator of the Earth Systems Science course (7,5 ECTS) in the LUMES Master Program
  • Assistant coordinator for graduate courses on Research Methods
  • Coordinator for undergraduate course on Sustainable Development from a global, regional and local perspective
  • Coordinator for graduate courses - Governance of Sustainability (Msc level)

PhD course organizer: Development and coordination for the interdisciplinary course on “Nature, Capitalism and Society”, January - May 2011.

Diverse teaching:

Guest lecturer at Lund University Department for Biology, Department for Human Geography, Division of Human Ecology, Centre for Asian Studies

Guest lecturer at Gothenburg University - School of Global Studies

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
  • Forest Science
  • Zoology

Free keywords

  • Sustainability Science
  • Forestry
  • Conservation science
  • Ethnography
  • Environmental governance
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Ethnobiology


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