Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

Introduction new SENSE employee

Katarzyna (Kate for short) Negacz will join the SENSE network as a coordinator for the A2 course in March and the A1 course in the fall of 2020. Kate is a researcher at the Environmental Policy Analysis Department at the IVM-VU. Together with Philipp Pattberg and Oscar Widerberg, she works on global biodiversity governance beyond 2020 in a joint project with PBL called BioSTAR. Her research focuses on the role of non- and sub-state transnational cooperative initiatives for biodiversity. Additionally, she is involved in the SalFar project on salinization in the North Sea Region.

Having a background in environment and resource management, international economics, and law, she works on interdisciplinary topics and uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods. She obtained her PhD degree in environmental economics in 2019 for the thesis on the economic and cultural determinants of green consumption in Taiwan. She studied and worked in a few countries, including Poland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Spain and Germany. Her interests include various aspects of sustainability and environmental studies, especially biodiversity, ecosystems, sustainable food production and consumption.

You can find her at the IVM-VU or contact her by email: k.e.negacz@vu.nl.

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Thursday 27 February 2020