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Mikaela Vasstrøm

Associate Professor

H2032 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Mikaela Vasstrøm, Ph.D. is associate professor at Department of Global Development and Planning, and senior Researcher at Agder Research. She Holds a Ph.D. from Copenhagen University exploring openings and closures for citizen participation in an environmental planning process in Norway. Her research interests centers around nature and society relations in regards to understandings of sustainability, development and democracy, especially considering the role of knowledge and potential of social learning.  This also entails a more action research oriented interest of exploring how planning processes can open for democratic deliberations and social learning processes. Current research projects explore new models of regional governance related to nature-society challenges (BIOSREG).

Scientific publications

  • Vasstrøm, Mikaela (2016). Openings and CLosures of the Environmental Planning horizon: Participatory Experiences from Norway. ISBN: 978-1-138-12477-6. Routledge. s 23.
  • Vasstrøm, Mikaela Lise Modalen; Lysgård, Hans Kjetil (2021). Controversies of justification in Norwegian wind power policies– legitimizing “the right” concerns for climate, nature and society.
  • Vasstrøm, Mikaela Lise Modalen (2021). Finnes det alternative utviklingsperspektiver for Norsk Vindkraft?.
  • Amundsen, Bård; Linnerud, Kristin; Gulbrandsen, Lars Harald; Vasstrøm, Mikaela (2019). Myter og misforståelser om vindkraft.

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