Dr. Amanda Winter is a research fellow at the University of Nottingham where she leads the Policy and Governance theme of the interdisciplinary Leverhulme project ‘Sustaining Urban Habitats’. Her current comparative work explores the multilevel urban governance of environmental policies in Nottingham and Shanghai.
We are proud to share the recent publications of our alumna Dr. Amanda K. Winter, PhD graduate'16, which are based on her dissertation entitled, "Contested Sustainability and the Lifestyle Politics of Urban Greening".
"A PhD at CEU was exactly what I needed: time, excellent facilities, inspiring courses, the help of committed academics and the friendship of fellow students.. All of these enabled me to pursue my dreams...." (Mariann Molnar, PhD alumna)
This year 27 talented students from around the world are studying here and living the CEU experience thanks to supporters of the Alumni Scholarship. This is THE LARGEST class of Alumni Scholarship Recipients (ASRs) in CEU history! Thank you, donors!
Two of our students are part of this highly competitive program this year.
Denise Matias (Masters program class of 2012) successfully defended her PhD at the University of Bonn. Her topic was sustainability of forestry enterprises, focusing on indigenous wild honey gathering in a biosphere reserve on the island of Palawan, Philippines. Denise says: "My master's studies at CEU's Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy provided me with a very good foundation on the topic of sustainability, introducing not only the latest research but also the pioneering work of early systems thinkers.