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Lisa Sanderink is a researcher and PhD candidate in the department of Environmental Policy Analysis of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She has a background in European Studies from the University of Amsterdam and Environment and Resource Management from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her Master’s thesis addressed discursive fragmentation in global climate change governance. Currently, Lisa Sanderink is working on the CLIMENGO project, which is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency. This project aims to map the institutional complexity of global climate change and energy governance, evaluate its effectiveness and legitimacy, and to develop a knowledge base for decision makers.


Global climate change governance, global energy governance, discourse analysis, text analysis and institutional complexity.


2015: Master’s degree in Environment and Resource Management (Cum Laude), Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

2014: Bachelor’s degree in European Studies, with a specialization in International and European Law, University of Amsterdam.


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Research Output 2017 2018

Linkages: Understanding Their Role in Polycentric Governance

Pattberg, P. H., Chan, S., Sanderink, L. & Widerberg, O. E., 2018, Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action?. Jordan, A., Huitema, D., van Asselt, H. & Forster, J. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 169-187 19 p.

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Mapping the Institutional Architecture of Global Energy Governance

Sanderink, L., Kristensen, K. E. G., Widerberg, O. E. & Pattberg, P. H., 3 Jul 2018, Amsterdam: Institue for Environmental Studies. 51 p. (R (Report); vol. 18, no. 02)

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Mapping the Institutional Architecture of the Climate-Energy Nexus

Sanderink, L., Widerberg, O. E., Kristensen, K. E. G. & Pattberg, P. H., 11 Sep 2017, Amsterdam: Institute for Environmental Studies/IVM. 55 p. (R17-04)

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The climate governance regime complex: Institutions, actors and discourses

Pattberg, P. H., Sanderink, L., Widerberg, O. E., Cadman, T. (ed.), Maguire, R. (ed.) & Sampford, C. (ed.), 2017, Governing the climate change regime: Institutional integrity and integrity systems. Oxon, UK: Routledge, p. 47-69

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