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Sustainable Consumption Institute

Anna Wienhues

Anna holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Essex, and an MSc in Global Governance and Ethics from University College London.

While studying at University College London, she received the prize for the ‘best dissertation’ in her programme in 2014.

She then commenced her PhD studies in Politics, funded by a stipend as a graduate teaching assistant at Keele University. In January 2016, she transferred her studies to the SCI.

Research title

Just Footprints: Distributing Ecological Space across Species, Place and Time.

Research project

Anna Wienhues

Anna's research is located in the field of environmental political theory, with particular interest in distributive environmental and ecological justice in the context of sustainability.

The focus is thereby on the relationship between justice in and to the environment, the question regarding what is a just distribution of ecological space on the global level when taking into account the justice demand of nonhuman living beings.

Undergraduate teaching experience

Anna has been a teaching assistant for two undergraduate course units at Keele University:

  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • The Politics of Sustainability

And also for one undergraduate course unit at the The University of Manchester:

  • Introduction to Political Theory