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Sustainable Consumption Institute

Sampriti Mahanty

Research title: Assembling a circular economy: A mixed methods approach to social processes of transition.

Sampriti graduated from Xavier Institute of Management, India, with a Master in Business Administration in 2018.

In her undergraduate years, she studied Economics, Mathematics and Statistics from Mount Carmel College, India.

She has worked for 2 years as a real estate analyst with Goldman Sachs and a summer trainee in the advisory practice of Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

Research title

Assembling a circular economy: A mixed methods approach to social processes of transition.

Research project

Sampriti’s research project explores circular economy from an evolutionary and processual prospective.

The research is aimed at understanding the increased dominance of circular economy language in academia and practice to tackle sustainability related challenges.

Research interests

Sampriti is interested in understanding circular economy initiatives from a systemic perspective and the transition mechanism which operates in the society in order to embrace sustainable practices in circular economies.

Supervisors

  • Frank Boons
  • Julia Handl
  • Riza Theresa Batista Navarro

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