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I am an Assistant Professor of Social Change for Sustainability in the Copernicus Institute of sustainable Development at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. I am also a Visiting Fellow at the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Reading.

I am concerned with understanding the social-ecological processes that lead to, or prevent, change toward sustainable socio-ecological configurations in different placesI engage with issues of sustainability, resilience and transformation of agricultural systems, sustainability transitions and post-capitalist transformations, and social change theories.

This website contains information on my research, teaching and academic service, and gives access to my publications.

Recent writings and news

June 2018. Webinar presentation. The global diffusion of transformative innovation. With Frans Sengers. Sustainability Transition Research Network’s Webinar Series ‘Transitions in the Global South’. 22 June 2018.

June 2018. Conference presentation. Exploring fertile discursive spaces.  A corpus-based study of sustainability transition discourses in four civil society’s proposals. International Sustainability Transitions Conference, 11-14 June, Manchester, United Kingdom.

April 2018. Invited talk. Governing peri-urban agriculture in Sogamoso,Colombia: a critical analysis. Transmobilities brownbag seminar series, Department of Human Geography and Planning, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

February 2018. New article: Nicolosi, E., Medina, R., Feola, G. 2018. Grassroots innovations for sustainability in the United States: A spatial analysis. Applied Geography, 91: 55-69.

January 2018. Invited talk. Should we (un)make space for sustainability? An interdisciplinary perspective on societal transformation to sustainability. Distinguished seminar, Department of thematic studies - Environmental Change, Linkoping University, Sweden.