Qualifications:

  • Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice; King’s College London (2004)
  • PhD; Imperial College (2002)
  • MSc in Agriculture and Forestry; University of Helsinki (1996).

Languages spoken

Finnish: fluent

Environmental governance approaches, actors, policies, policy instruments and case studies; EU environmental and rural policies; sustainable development theories, challenges and solutions; historical and contemporary constructions of the third world and key actors; social science research approaches and methods.

Programme Leader: MA/MSc Sustainable Environmental Management; MA Global Governance and Public Policy

Integration of environmental standards and values into rural and agricultural policies and planning in the European Union; power, networks and representation of environmental resources in policy decision-making; communication and learning in policy implementation.

Research Publications

Unravelling desertification: policies and actor networks in Southern Europe

Wilson, Geoff A. and Juntti, Meri , eds. (2005) Unravelling desertification: policies and actor networks in Southern Europe. Wageningen Academic Publishers. ISBN 9789076998428

Interpreting and reinterpreting agri-environmental policy: communication, trust and knowledge in the implementation process

Juntti, Meri and Potter, Clive (2002) Interpreting and reinterpreting agri-environmental policy: communication, trust and knowledge in the implementation process. Sociologia Ruralis, 42 (3). pp. 215-232. ISSN 0038-0199

Conceptualizing desertification in Southern Europe: stakeholder interpretations and multiple policy agendas

Juntti, Meri and Wilson, Geoff A. (2005) Conceptualizing desertification in Southern Europe: stakeholder interpretations and multiple policy agendas. European Environment, 15 (4). pp. 228-249. ISSN 0961-0405

Desertification

Juntti, Meri (2014) Desertification. In: Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Harris, Paul G. , ed. Routledge, pp. 506-529. ISBN 9780415694209

Implementing cross compliance for agriculture in the EU: relational agency, power and action in different socio-material contexts

Juntti, Meri (2012) Implementing cross compliance for agriculture in the EU: relational agency, power and action in different socio-material contexts. Sociologia Ruralis, 52 (3). pp. 294-310. ISSN 0038-0199

Introduction to rural planning.

Gallent, Nick and Juntti, Meri and Kidd, Sue and Shaw, Dave (2008) Introduction to rural planning. Taylor & Freancis. ISBN 9780203933435

Evidence, politics and power in public policy for the environment.

Juntti, Meri and Russell, Duncan and Turnpenny, John (2009) Evidence, politics and power in public policy for the environment. Environmental Science & Policy, 12 (3). pp. 207-215. ISSN 1462-9011