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Dr Tess Doezema

Postdoctoral researcher -UAB

Tess is a postdoctoral researcher in the JUST2CE project. Her work focuses broadly on visions of technological potential, the construction and power of economic knowledge claims, and corollary practices of environmental governance. She is currently researching cross-national strategies of public engagement and political formation associated with environmental transitions. Tess completed her doctoral work at Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society, examining democratic imaginaries and practices of bioeconomy-making in and across the U.S. and Brazil. She was previously a post-doctoral fellow with the Technical University of Munich’s Innovation, Society & Public Policy group, and a 2018-2019 visiting fellow in the STS program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Tess was awarded a 2015-2016 Research Innovation Fellowship by the USAID Global Development Lab, enabling her field research on bioeconomy imaginaries in Brazil. She is a member of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), and the Science and Democracy Network (SDN), and her research has been published in Science, Technology & Human Values and the Journal of Responsible Innovation. Tess holds a master’s degree in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver, and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan.