Johanna Coenen

Coenen, Johanna

Since September 2018, I am a PhD fellow in the COUPLED project and member of the research group Governance, Participation, and Sustainability at Leuphana University. I received a Bachelor degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with a focus on International Relations and Sustainable Development from University College Maastricht and a Master degree in Political Science with a specialisation in Global Environmental Governance from VU University Amsterdam.

My research focuses on governance institutions for sustainability in globally telecoupled systems, using the case of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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Coenen, J., Bager, S., Meyfroidt, P., Newig, J., & Challies, E. (2021). Environmental Governance of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Environmental Policy and Governance, 31(1), 3-17 [Free Open Access Content].

Blog posts

10 tips for future PhD students: What I have learned in my first year (October 2019)

Building a green Belt and Road Initiative? First steps on a long road ahead. (August 2020)

Online visualization tools to communicate research results (April 2021)