Naira Dehmel is a PhD student in the Department of Geography. She is interested in behavioural change, institutional effectiveness and equitable governance for the sustainable use - ecologically and socially - of natural resources. Her research is funded by LISS DTP and is affiliated to the International Institute for Environment and Development.
Before joining King’s, Naira worked on behavioural research projects by the Stockholm Environment Institute and the University of East Anglia on sustainable technology uptake and climate insurance in Colombia and Uganda. She holds a BA in International Development with Economics (University of East Anglia) and a MSc in Social Research Methods (London School of Economics and Political Sciences).
Thesis title: The contribution of equitable governance of protected areas to achieving effective biodiversity conservation
Principal supervisor: Kate Schreckenberg
Secondary supervisor: Terry Dawson