Julia Szulecka

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Academic interests

Julia is an environmental social scientist, whose research interests focus on the sustainability issues in the food and forestry sectors, as well as governance and policy pathways towards a functioning bioeconomy. She has recently worked on organic waste policy and is conducting new research on food waste reduction governance. She is also interested in forest policy both at the global level in forestry regime negotiations and in and local forestry activities with their social, economic, and environmental implications.

Projects

Julia is currently leading the BREAD (Building REsponsibility And Developing Innovative Strategies for Tackling Food Waste) project financed by the Research Council of Norway, and had previously worked for SusValueWaste and BioWiseTrans.

Education

  • Dr. rer. silv. in International Forestry, Dresden University of Technology
  • PhD in forest and land economics, University of Padova (joint degree, 2015)
  • MSc. in Political Science from the VU Amsterdam (2008)

Work experience

  • UiO TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture
    • Postdoctoral Fellow (2017-2019)
  • Center for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo
    • E.On Postdoctoral fellow (2016)
  • Institute of International Forestry, TU Dresden (2010-2015)
    • Researcher, doctoral fellow
  • Environmental Studies & Policy Research Institute, Wroclaw (since 2010)
    • Head of the Foundation Council

Visiting positions and internships

  • Department of Political Science, University of Oslo (2015 and 2017)
  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia (2012)
  • Universidad Nacional de Asunción (UNA), Paraguay (2011-2012)
  • Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture & Forestry (LEAF), Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy (2011 and 2013)
  • Global Nature Fund (GNF), Radolfzell, Germany (2009-2010)     
  • Lake Constance Foundation (Bodensee Stiftung), Radolfzell, Germany (2009-2010)

       

Tags: Innovation, Sustainability Transitions, Environmental policy, Food Industry, Bioeconomy

Publications

  • Capodistrias, Paula; Szulecka, Julia; Corciolani, Matteo & Strøm-Andersen, Nhat (2021). European food banks and COVID-19: Resilience and innovation in times of crisis. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. ISSN 0038-0121. doi: 10.1016/j.seps.2021.101187. Full text in Research Archive
  • Szulecka, Julia & Strøm-Andersen, Nhat (2021). Norway's Food Waste Reduction Governance: From Industry Self-Regulation to Governmental Regulation? Scandinavian Political Studies. ISSN 0080-6757. p. 1–24. doi: 10.1111/1467-9477.12219. Full text in Research Archive
  • Szulecka, Julia & Szulecki, Kacper (2019). Between domestic politics and ecological crises: (De)legitimization of Polish environmentalism. Environmental Politics. ISSN 0964-4016. p. 1–30. doi: 10.1080/09644016.2019.1674541. Full text in Research Archive
  • Brekke, Andreas; Lyng, Kari-Anne Kallerud; Olofsson, Johanna & Szulecka, Julia (2019). Life cycle assessment: A governance tool for transition towards a circular bioeconomy? In Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin & Capasso, Marco (Ed.), From Waste to Value: Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-429-46028-9. p. 272–292.
  • Szulecka, Julia; Strøm-Andersen, Nhat; Scordato, Lisa & Skrivervik, Eili (2019). Multi-level governance of food waste: Comparing Norway, Denmark and Sweden. In Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin & Capasso, Marco (Ed.), From Waste to Value: Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-429-46028-9. p. 253–271. Full text in Research Archive
  • Klitkou, Antje; Capasso, Marco; Hansen, Teis & Szulecka, Julia (2019). New path development for forest-based value creation in Norway. In Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin & Capasso, Marco (Ed.), From Waste to Value: Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-429-46028-9. p. 73–90. doi: 10.4324/9780429460289-4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Szulecka, Julia (2019). Towards Sustainable Wood-Based Energy: Evaluation and Strategies for Mainstreaming Sustainability in the Sector. Sustainability. ISSN 2071-1050. 11(2). doi: 10.3390/su11020493. Full text in Research Archive
  • Szulecka, Julia (2017). Paraguay’s Dramatic Land-Use Change in the 20th Century: Concerning Massive Deforestation and Crawling Reforestation. In Satiago, Karla (Eds.), Paraguay and Peru: Political, Social and Environmental Issues. Nova Science Publishers. ISSN 978-1-53612-233-6. p. 97–122. Full text in Research Archive
  • Szulecka, Julia; Obidzinski, Krystof & Dermawan, Ahmad (2016). Corporate–society engagement in plantation forestry in Indonesia: Evolving approaches and their implications. Forest Policy and Economics. ISSN 1389-9341. doi: 10.1016/j.forpol.2015.10.016.
  • Szulecka, Julia; Pretzsch, Jürgen & Secco, Laura (2014). Paradigms in Tropical Forest Plantations: A Critical Reflection on Historical Shifts in Plantation Approaches. International forestry review. ISSN 1465-5489.
  • Szulecka, Julia & Secco, Laura (2014). Local Institutions, Social Capital and Their Role in Forest Plantation Governance: Lessons from Two Case Studies of Smallholder Plantations in Paraguay. International forestry review. ISSN 1465-5489.
  • Szulecki, Kacper & Szulecka, Julia (2013). Analysing the Rospuda River Controversy in Poland: Rhetoric, Environmental Activism and the Influence of the European Union. East European Politics. ISSN 2159-9165. 29(4), p. 397–419. doi: 10.1080/21599165.2013.836701.

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  • Szulecka, Julia (2015). Changing Paradigms in a Changing Climate: Analyzing the Political Economy of Tropical Forest Plantations. TU Dresden. ISBN 978-3-942934-08-4.

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  • Szulecka, Julia (2021). European food banks and COVID-19.
  • Strøm-Andersen, Nhat; Szulecka, Julia & Bugge, Markus Michaelsen (2021). A systemic negligence? The transition toward food sustainability and the case of food waste.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). Status of the BREAD project after the first year.
  • Szulecka, Julia; Scordato, Lisa & Koch, Per M. (2020). Developing Future Scenarios for Food Waste.
  • Scordato, Lisa; Koch, Per M. & Szulecka, Julia (2020). Futures Literacy Lab on Food Waste. Summary Report.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). BREAD nettside.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). BREAD project website.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). Ongoing research and progress in BREAD.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). Ongoing research in BREAD: Working with the Norwegian food sector.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). TIK4040 Project presentations.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). BREAD – Building REsponsibility And Developing Innovative Strategies for Tackling Food Waste.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). Will the European Green Deal push for more food waste reductions? AFINO Blog.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2020). Food waste in the COVID-19 era: Can the state coerce consumer responsibility? AFINO Blog.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2019). Building REsponsibility And Developing Innovative Strategies for Tackling Food Waste.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2019). Tackling Food Waste .
  • Szulecka, Julia; Bugge, Markus & Scordato, Lisa (2019). Bioøkonomi - men hvordan? Koordineringsutfordringer.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2019). Local innovation networks as drivers of the bioeconomy transition.
  • Scordato, Lisa; Bugge, Markus & Szulecka, Julia (2019). Koordineringsutfordringer i politikken for bioøkonomien.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2018). Strengthening the Nordic Bioeconomy.
  • Szulecka, Julia & Szulecki, Kacper (2018). Rike Norge og fattige Paraguay, en oppskrift på lykke? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Klitkou, Antje; Capasso, Marco; Hansen, Teis & Szulecka, Julia (2018). New path development for forest-based value creation in Norway.
  • Szulecka, Julia & Szulecki, Kacper (2017). Spółdzielnia. Znak. ISSN 0044-488X. 741(2), p. 40–47.
  • Szulecka, Julia & Szulecki, Kacper (2017). [Polska] Jana Szyszki bajki o klimacie. Kultura Liberalna. ISSN 2081-027X. 440(24).
  • Szulecka, Julia (2017). Sustainable Energy from Wood: Global Sustainability Standards and Local Corporate-Societal Partnerships in Bioenergy Production.
  • Szulecka, Julia (2017). Uprooted: How Parliamentarism, Professionalization, and a Conservative Backlash De-legitimized Polish Environmentalism.
  • Szulecki, Kacper & Szulecka, Julia (2016). Pocztówki z antropocenu. Znak. ISSN 0044-488X. 70(738).
  • Szulecka, Julia & Szulecki, Kacper (2017). Polish Environmental Movement 1980-2017. (De)legitimization, Politics & Ecological Crises. Environmental Studies and Policy Research Institute.

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Published May 11, 2017 11:32 AM - Last modified Sep. 23, 2021 1:38 PM