Stephanie Leder is a Researcher at the Department of Urban and Rural Development at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Her interests cover feminist political ecology, water resource management, gender and development research and geographical Education for Sustainable Development with a regional focus on India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Stephanie holds a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Cologne, Germany. For her PhD thesis, she conducted empirical research on Education for Sustainable Development in policy, textbooks and practice by examining geography teaching on water resources at secondary schools in Pune, India. Her book “Transformative Pedagogic Practice” is published with Springer 2018.
Stephanie was a Postdoctoral Fellow for Gender, Poverty and Institutions at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Kathmandu, Nepal, and led studies in inter- and transdisciplinary projects within the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Program “Water, Land and Ecosystems” in India, Nepal and Bangladesh (2014-2017). She studied geography, English, biology and educational sciences at the University of Cologne and the University of New Brunswick, Canada.
Her latest publications can be found at: https://www.slu.se/cv/stephanie-leder/