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Principal Investigators

CeCAR involves experts from the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the School of Business Economics and Law as well as the Faculty of Arts at the University of Gothenburg.

Bengt Brülde

Bengt is professor of practical philosophy at the Philosophy and Philology unit at Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, Theory of Science.

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 Bengt Brülde
Bengt Brülde
Photo: Johan Wingborg

Fredrik Carlsson

Fredrik is a professor in the Department of Economics. For the past ten years, his main research interest has been on the interface between behavioral and environmental economics. In particular exploring aspects such as social preferences, norms, and fairness concerns for cooperation and resource conservation.

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Fredrik Carlsson
Fredrik Carlsson

Sam Dupont

Sam is an associate professor at the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. His main research topic is on the effects of global changes, e.g. ocean acidification, warming, on marine species and ecosystems.

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Sam Dupont
Sam Dupont
Photo: Sam Dupont

Bethanie Carney Almroth

Bethanie is an associate professor and researcher in ecotoxicology and zoophysiology. Her research focuses on the environmental effects of plastics and plastic-associated chemicals, using different species of fish for study. Focus within CeCAR lies in communication with the general public, industry, and policy makers and addressing problems associated with plastic consumption and possible paths towards mitigating problems.

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Bethanie Carney Almroth
Bethanie Carney Almroth
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Sverker C. Jagers

Sverker, professor of political sciende and director of CeCAR. His research is mainly focused on various aspects of environmental politics, for example explanations to people’s environmental behaviour, attitudes and acceptance of policy measures. He also conducts research onthe relationship between democracy and sustainable development, issues related to environmental and climate justice.

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Sverker C. Jagers
Sverker C. Jagers
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David Langlet

David is the first incumbent of the Chair in Ocean Governance Law that was established at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg in 2015. His research areas is; law of the sea, environmental law, energy law and EU law.

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David Langlet
David Langlet
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Åsa Löfgren

Åsa Löfgren is associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. Löfgren is an international expert in the area of climate economics; in particular she has focused on climate change and behavioral economics. She is particularly interested in the effect and design of policy instruments, fairness, and industrial investment behavior, such as firms' carbon-reduction investment behavior in response to climate strategies.

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Åsa Löfgren
Åsa Löfgren
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Andreas Nilsson

Andreas is professor of pshycology. His research primarily focuses on behavior change and public attitudes towards policy measures. Much of this research involves applying psychological theories on societal phenomena and problems.

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Andreas Nilsson
Andreas Nilsson
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Martin Sjöstedt

Martin is professor of political science.  His research interests mainly concerns comparative politics and comparative political economy of developing countries and deals with politics of development, institutional theory, and natural resource management.

Martin Sjöstedt
Martin Sjöstedt
Photo: Johan Wingborg