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Helen Kopnina

Dr. Helen Kopnina, Assistant Professor of Environmental Anthropology at Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden Universityand Coordinator and Lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Science
Helen Kopnina

Helen Kopnina (Ph.D. Cambridge University, 2002) is a researcher in the fields of environmental education and environmental social sciences. Helen is currently employed at both Leiden University and The Hague University of Applied Science (HHS). At the Leiden Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology she is an Assistent Professor of Environmental Anthropology. At the HHS, she is a coordinator and lecturer of Sustainable Business program.

Kopnina is the author of over sixty peer reviewed articles and (co)author and (co)editor of twelve books. She has done etnographic fieldwork on migration for her PhD dissertation, and postdoctoral research on Chinese  networks in Singapore and Malaysia and Human resource management policy. Current studies are based on research done ‘close to home’ (on work with her own students or children, and walks and talks near her house in Westerpark, Amsterdam) or desk research on Dutch consumption patterns. 

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