SERSD student 2017-2019

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Student profile

Krisztina is interested in the concept of biosphere stewardship such as the connection between human and nature, with an emphasis on social-ecological innovations as transformation of knowledge systems. For example, applied ethnobotanical knowledge and indigenous local knowledge

Profile summary

  • System thinking
  • Creative, artistic visualizations (e.g. through the lenses, with photography)
  • Biosphere stewardship
  • Indigenous knowledge
  • International political and economic theory
  • International law
  • Carbon accounting and energy portfolio management

Krisztina has selected SERSD programme based on her experience as trainee at the Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere Programme, where she had the chance to get involved in a research focusing on food, human diets and sustainability in cooperation with Stockholm Resilience Centre. What amazed her most was the open-mindedness, creativity and the connection between sustainability science and real-world applications. Her vision is to bring humanity and nature closer applying biosphere stewardship. She believes that learning about how to manage social-ecological systems and applying resilience will help her to have a real wold impact on the field of social and environmental innovation.

Krisztina has an academic background in social sciences, as well as a research background in international political theory, policy implementation and sustainable human diets. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Affairs at Corvinus University of Budapest. where she wrote her thesis on transnationalism theory in the Arab spring.

She then went on to earn a Master’s degree in International Relations and European Affairs from Corvinus University of Budapest, completing a thesis on policy implementation of the European water framework applying game theory with Rubik’s cube.

She also has work experience from the field of foreign affairs, where she worked with community building, management and engagement across spheres of business, policymakers and non-governmental participants dealing with sustainability. She has also worked with business development, with a carbon emissions consultancy, and social entrepreneurship.

She is eager to find ways of real wold implications of theory through combining art, science and innovation. Particularly, she is enthusiastic to dive into global governance research and see if art and biomimicry can be applied to other fields such as the design of urban systems or institutions and governance.

Staff details


Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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