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Amanda Winter

Leverhulme Research Fellow in Sustainability Policy and Governance, Faculty of Social Sciences



I am a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, working on the Policy and Governance theme of the Leverhulme 'Sustaining Urban Habitats' Project based in the Laboratory for Urban Complexity and Sustainability (LUCAS).

Prior to joining the University of Nottingham, I completed my PhD (2012-2016) at Central European University's (CEU) Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. My research focused on community contestations to Copenhagen and Vancouver's green action plans. During my doctoral studies I was also a Visiting Researcher at Simon Fraser University's Urban Studies Program and through the Christiania Researcher in Residence Program. At CEU I co-taught a master's level course in Environmental Politics, and designed and taught a master's preparatory course in Environmental Sciences and Policy through the Open Learning Initiative for Refugees; and at Philadelphia University, I designed and taught a master's course in Environmental Policy for their GeoDesign program. Outside of academia, I have worked in communications and policy for the European Cyclists' Federation, an EU-level NGO.

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