Marie Stenseke


Visiting address
411 25 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 625
405 30 Göteborg

About Marie Stenseke

I am full professor in human geography and deputy dean at the School of business, economics and law. My research concerns biodiversity, nature conservation and landscape management from a social science perspective. I am leading the research group Nature-society relations in a landscape perspective, at the Human Geography Unit. I have been involved in a large number of national and international research projects and programs, and engage with knowledge communication through various special commissions, e.g.

- Deputy dean of the School of Business, Economics and Law, at the University of Gothenburg

Co-chair, Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
- Fellow of The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry
- Member of the board for Swedish Research Council FORMAS 2013-2018
- Member of Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s Council for Biodiversity and Ecosystem services
- Vice President of The Permanent European Conference on the Study of the Rural
Landscape (PECSRL), 2006 –2012, member of the board 2012-
- Vice programme director for the National research programme Outdoor recreation in change – Landscapes, Experiences. Planning and Development, funded by Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 2006-2013.

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Research areas

  • Rural land use planning and management
  • Nature conservation management and planning
  • Nature based outdoor recreation
  • Public participation
  • Landscape research

Teaching areas

  • Landscape research
  • Environmental planning
  • Physical planning

Selected publications

The role, importance and challenges of social sciences and humanities in the work of the intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services (IPBES)
Stenseke, Marie, Larigauderie, Anne
Innovation, s. 1-5, 2017

Nature, Temporality and Environmental Management. Scandinavian and Australian perspectives on peoples and landscapes
Head, Lesley, Saltzman, Katarina, Setten, Gunhild, Stenseke, Marie

Integrated landscape management and the complicating issue of temporality
Stenseke, Marie
Landscape Research, 41:2, s. 199-211, 2016

Assessing nature's contributions to people
Díaz, S, Pascual, U, Stenseke, Marie, Martín-López, B, Watson, R. T., Molnár, Z, Hill, R, Chan, K.M.A., Baste, I.A., Brauman, K.A., Polasky, S, Church, A, Lonsdale, M, Larigauderie, A, Leadley, P.W., van Oudenhoven, A.P.E, van der Plaat, F, Schröter, M, Lavorel, S, Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y, Bukvareva, E, Davies, K, Demissew, S, Erpul, G, Failler, P, Guerra, C.A., Hewitt, C.L., Keune, H, Lindley, S, Shirayama, Y
Science, 359:6373, s. 270-272, 2018

Friluftsliv i förändring. Studier från svenska upplevelselandskap
Fredman, Peter, Stenseke, Marie, Sandell, Klas