Kaisa Pietila

Kaisa Pietilä

Position: Doctoral Student

Email: k.pietila@sheffield.ac.uk

Areas of interests: Environmental Crisis, Sustainable Economic Models, Biodiversity, Global Environmental Politics.

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Kaisa Pietila joined SPERI as Max Batley Grantham Doctoral Researcher in September 2016. Prior to Sheffield, Kaisa completed a BSc in International Politics and the Third World at Aberystwyth University in 2013 and an MSc in Global Environment, Politics and Society at the University of Edinburgh in 2014.Kaisa’s research examines the economy/environment relationship. More specifically, her research focuses on sustainable resource use and its implications for economic growth, looking at whether it is possible to envisage environmentally sustainable growth or whether environmental sustainability entails. Having previously worked in conservation at United Nations Environment Programme – World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), Kaisa is keen to explore the role of biodiversity within this field.