Agni Kalfagianni is Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Governance at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), VU University of Amsterdam. Before joining IVM, Agni has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at the Department of International Relations and European Integration, University of Stuttgart, Germany. She holds a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science from the University of the Aegean (Greece), an MSc in Environmental Economics from the University of York (U.K.) and a PhD from the Center of Clean Technology and Environmental Policy (CSTM), University of Twente (The Netherlands). Her current research focuses on the role and relevance of private transnational institutions in the global governance for sustainability. Among her recent publications are articles in the peer reviewed journals Business and Politics, Agriculture and Human Values, Marine Policy and contributions to edited volumes with MIT press and SUNY Press. She is managing editor of the journal International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics and editorial board member of the journal Agriculture and Human Values.
Selected Recent Publications
Kalfagianni, Agni and Philipp Pattberg. (2012). Fishing in Muddy Waters? Conditions for Effective Private Governance in Fisheries and Aquaculture. Marine Policy. (Forthcoming).
Kalfagianni, Agni. (2012). Food. Global Policy 3(2).
Fuchs, Doris, Agni Kalfagianni, and Tetty Havinga. (2011). Actors in Private Food Governance: The Legitimacy of Retail Standards and Multistakeholder Initiatives with Civil Society Participation. Agriculture and Human Values 28(3): 353-367.
Fuchs, Doris and Agni Kalfagianni. (2010).The Causes and Consequences of Private Food Governance. Business and Politics 12(3), article five.
Kalfagianni, Agni. (2010). Sustainable Information in the Pork Chain. In: Louis Lebel, Sylvia Lorek and Daniel Rajesh (eds.) Sustainable Production and Consumption Systems, Hamburg: Springer Academic Publishers, pp. 161-178.