Janne Hukkinen

Person

    Research areas

  • 519 Social and economic geography - Environmental Policy, Environmental Governance, Sustainability science, Science and Technology Studies, Futures Studies, Arctic studies, Environmental social science, Science Policy, Science Communication, Sustainability transition
  • 6162 Cognitive science - Cognitive Linguistics, Behavioral Economics, Environmental Psychology
  • 1172 Environmental sciences - Nutrient cycling, Carbon Capture and Storage, Forest Governance, industrial ecology
Further information on the affiliationProfessor of environmental policy, joint position with Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
MSc, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1984

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Socio-cognitive aspects of sustainability assessment and strategy, with empirical applications in participation and expertise in environmental and technology policies relating to energy, forest, water and the Arctic

CURRENT POSITIONS

Professor of environmental policy, University of Helsinki, joint position with Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry *** Editor, Ecological Economics (Elsevier) *** Consulting Editor, Global Challenges (Wiley) *** Associate Editor, Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences (Taylor & Francis) *** Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Learning and Change (Inderscience) *** Expert Counsellor on the Environment, Supreme Administrative Court of Finland *** Chair of Advisory Board, Finnish Environment Institute *** Member of Panel of Experts, Finnish National Commission on Sustainable Development *** Member of Board of Trustees, WWF Finland

PUBLICATIONS

Sustainability Networks: Cognitive Tools for Expert Collaboration in Social-Ecological Systems (Routledge, London, 2008) *** Institutions in Environmental Management: Constructing Mental Models and Sustainability (Routledge, London, 1999) *** Promoting Interdisciplinary Research: The Case of the Academy of Finland (Academy of Finland, Helsinki, 2005) *** Reindeer Management in Northernmost Europe: Linking Practical and Scientific Knowledge in Social-Ecological Systems (Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006) *** Over 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles or book chapters

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Finnish Foundations’ Professor Pool sabbatical year research fellowship, 2014 *** Member of The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, since 2012 *** Academy of Finland senior fellow and visiting scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006 *** World Futures Studies Federation XIII World Conference Editorial Committee's Special Mention, 1993 *** Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1990-1991 *** American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Environmental Science and Engineering fellow, Washington DC, 1990 *** Harold D. Lasswell award for the best article in Policy Sciences, 1990

PAST POSITIONS

Professor of environmental protection (esp. environmental strategies and technology assessment), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1999-2008 *** Director and professor of the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, 1996-1999 *** Associate professor of environmental management, Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands, 1993-1996 *** Member of the Council of the University of the Arctic, 1998-2001

Latest publications

  1. Onko tutkittu tieto päättäjistä turhaa?

    Hukkinen, J. I. 21 Jun 2017 In : Sitran blogi.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Peer review has its shortcomings, but AI is a risky fix

    Hukkinen, J. I. 30 Jan 2017 In : WIRED.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Helsus discussion event with Kate Raworth

    Hukkinen, J. (Speaker: Chair)
    21 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. The limits of extra-academic transdisciplinarity in sustainability science

    Hukkinen, J. (Speaker)
    17 May 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  3. Tiedekulma

    Hukkinen, J. (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
    12 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Education

Tekn. toht., ympäristötekniikka

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