Staff profile

Matilda’s research focuses on the implementation process of the ecosystem approach in Sweden, and is funded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Profile summary

  • Marine governance
  • Ecosystem based management
  • Institutional change
  • Organizational theory
  • Policy analysis

Matilda studies the implementation of the ecosystem approach in the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea. She is particularly interested in changes over time – how far has the Swedish efforts come and what can and should be done for facilitating the implementation of the ecosystem approach? Matilda is funded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

Matilda was formerly a postdoctoral researcher for GreenMAR, which is funded by NordForsk, where she studied institutional and organizational aspects of fisheries in the Baltic Sea, and the Northeast Atlantic. As part of her post doc, Matilda was a visiting researcher at the Environment and Natural Resources unit at the University of Iceland.

Matilda has a PhD in Political Science. Her PhD thesis combines qualitative and quantitative text analysis, describes institutional and organizational changes, as well as the policy process of the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM), the governing body of the Baltic Sea.

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Valman, Matilda

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Valman, Matilda

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