PROBLEMSHIFTING: a research programme on the complex dynamics of problem-shifting in global environmental governance

Project Team

Ashok, Frank, Nazira, Işık, Lucie, and Rak

 

Director

Rakhyun E. Kim
Principal Investigator
Rak Kim is the Principal Investigator of PROBLEMSHIFTING, and Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Governance at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University. Read more

PhD Researchers

Ashok Vardhan Adipudi
PhD Researcher
Ashok Vardhan Adipudi is a PhD Researcher within PROBLEMSHIFTING. He holds LLB (Hons) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and BTech (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. His research interests include network structures and optimization in global environmental governance, complexity and law, and institutional interplay in multilevel governance structures. Read more
Işık Girgiç
PhD Researcher
Işık Girgiç is a PhD Researcher within PROBLEMSHIFTING. After her graduation from Université de Tours with a bachelor’s degree in law, she obtained an LL.M. degree in Public International Law from Utrecht University with a specialization in international environmental law and international law of the sea. Before joining PROBLEMSHIFTING, she worked as a junior researcher within the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea. Her main research interests include regime interaction under international environmental law, law of international institutions, and ocean governance. Read more

Research Assistants

Mara Scheibenreif
Bright Minds Assistant
Mara Scheibenreif is a Research Assistant within PROBLEMSHIFTING. She holds Bachelor's degrees in Business, Economics and Social Sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and in Environmental Sciences from the University of Life Sciences Vienna. Currently, she is a second year Master's student of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University and follows the Energy & Materials track.
Lucie Oelschläger
Project Assistant
Lucie Oelschläger is a Research Assistant within PROBLEMSHIFTING. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Sustainable Management from the Technical University of Berlin. Currently, she is a second year Master's student of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University and follows the Earth System Governance track.

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow