Associate Professor, DRIFT, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Niki Frantzeskaki holds a PhD on 'Dynamics of Sustainability transitions' from Delft University of Technology and is an Associate Professor on Sustainability Transitions Governance at DRIFT, Faculty of Social Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is working at DRIFT since 2010 where she researches contemporary sustainability transitions and their governance across Europe (UK, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands) and in developing countries like Vanuatu, Ghana, and Honduras as well as in the USA. She is coordinating research on environmental governance, transition management and urban living labs for urban sustainability transitions by leading and being involved in a portfolio of research projects including: URBES, ARTS, IMPRESSIONS, GUST, RESILIENT EUROPE, and SUSTAIN.
Key research Interests: sustainability transitions/cities/resilience/social innovation/ governance/experimentation
Experimenting in urban living labs on regenerating urban resilience in deprived vulnerable neighborhoods in 11 European cities
Accelerating and Rescaling Transitions to Sustainability