BiographyDr. Polina Ermolaeva is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology of Kazan Federal University. She also currently served as an Associate Research Fellow for the project ‘Soviet Climate Science and its Intellectual Legacies’ (2017-2020) and an Associate Member of Urban Initiative both led by the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham. Previously she served as Research Fellow at the Department of Geography at Trinity College, Ireland (2019), Visiting Researcher at the University of Birmingham (2014), Australian National University (2013), Colorado State University (2008). Her research interests center on sustainability transitions in Global South, climate research, environmental governance, sustainable cities and co-designing. Her current research is closely aligned to issues around urban sustainability and city-scale transformative change. She led over 50 global projects for the modern-day challenges of sustainability, climate change, societal transformations, stakeholder engagement, transportation and mobility, social policy for such organizations as UBER, the World Bank Foundation, Open Society Foundation, British Petroleum, Fulbright, IREX, Russian Scientific Foundation and other. Dr Ermolaeva has published more than 80 publications, including 4 books and 30 peer-reviewed articles.
Role in TIPC: Conference 2019