I am a sustainability scientist specializing in environmental policy, currently a postdoctoral researcher at Wageningen University and Research. Broadly speaking, I explore policy approaches to complex environmental problems and climate change adaptation using systems thinking. I work with strong investment in institutional analysis and resilience theory. My work is grounded in participatory modeling and co-design with stakeholders, to foster collective learning about the socio-economic and biophysical dynamics of human-environment systems.

Having worked extensively with coastal communities and marine sectors in the Arctic region, I have grown to appreciate the innovative potential of anticipating change. Experiential methods such as participatory simulation and foresight methodologies have great potential to facilitate adaptive learning in a wide range of outreach contexts, and to engage students in active learning approaches in the classroom. 

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“Responsible innovation as the institutional space that governs development in sea-ice social-ecological systems, runs in parallel with the creation of long-term strategies. These strategies provide a space for the prioritization of policies and approaches to resolve outlined issues and problems, focusing on ways in which sea ice observation, monitoring, and services can aid this process.”

Blair, Lee & Lamers (2020)