Annisa Joviani Astari, PhD candidate


Since 2012, Annisa has been working on her PhD research under the supervision of Professor Jon C. Lovett in the department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability (CSTM), University of Twente.  Her research explores the impact of globalization (i.e. the international institutions and actors) on domestic policy change in the context of sustainable palm oil institutions in Indonesia.

Annisa holds master degrees from both the Master program of Environmental and Energy Management (MEEM) of the University of Twente the Netherlands and from the Master Program of Environmental Science of the Padjadjaran University, Indonesia (double degree program).  For her master thesis, she explored the issue of the development of ecological criteria to support sustainable palm oil in Belitung Island, Indonesia.  

Research interests:

  • Sustainability
  • Globalization and domestic policy 
  • Institutional stability and change
  • Power relations
  • Palm oil sector

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