We congratulate Katharine Rietig for winning the Oran R. Young Prize for the best early-career paper of the 2017 Lund Conference – The Role of Policy Learning in Unlocking Deadlocked Negotiations.
The Oran R. Young Prize awarded by the Earth System Governance Project seeks to reward and encourage cutting-edge research on earth system governance by early-career scholars who could become the next generation of leading scholars in the field of environmental governance research – a field shaped and significantly influenced by the pioneering work of Prof. Oran R. Young. Read more about the Prize here.
Runner-up to the winning paper is a study on Emerging markets and private governance: The political economy of sustainable palm oil in China and India by Philip Schleifer (University of Amsterdam) and Yixian Sun (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)
Katharine Rietig is a PhD and Lecturer in International Politics, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcaste University.
For winning the 2017 Oran R. Young Prize, Katharine Rietig will receive a presentation plaque and a book-voucher from The MIT Press worth 250 USD.
The 2017 Prize Committee
- Heike Schroeder (Prize Committee Chair)
- Michele M. Betsill
- Frank Biermann
- Sarah Burch
- Norichika Kanie
- Ronald Mitchell
- Kanako Morita
- Michelle Scobie
- Eduardo Viola
- Fariborz Zelli