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Katharine N. Farrell, Ph.D.


Katharine N. Farrell is an Ecological Economist holding three honours degrees in the social sciences and one engineering degree, by research.  She is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honors Society of the United States of America, alumus of the Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship Program, and author of numerous internationally recognized academic texts concerning questions of ecological political economy.  Her work focuses on the political economy of knowledge in environmental governance, including the areas of green constitutional theory, institutional aspects of ecosystems services valuation, the role of science (and scientists) in sustainable development and the role of time and tradition in processes and principles of ecological economic production.  She worked as a senior researcher and lecturer with Prof. Konrad Hagedorn's Division of Resource Economics within the Department of Agricultural Economics, as a Habilitant within that same Department, and as a Member of the Coordination Team and an Associated Fellow of the Berlin Workshop in Institutional Analysis of Social-Ecological Systems (WINS), all at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.  She is also an Associated Researcher with the L'Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in Ecological Economics at the Universidad de Rosario, Colombia.

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