Senior Associate, Center for International Forestry Research
Monica is an environmental social scientist and a Lecturer at the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. Her current research examines climate change policy processes in developing countries with a focus on national REDD+ strategies. She also works on contentious environmental politics, natural resource governance and development. Before joining the University of Leeds, Monica was a Fellow in the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Earlier, she worked for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on institutions for natural resource management. She has a background in International Development (LSE) and Development Economics (MSc, SOAS) and a regional interest in Southeast Asia.