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Flavia Donadelli has studied Brazilian environmental policies since 2012. She focuses on the impact of science on environmental policy making and on the reasons for change in policies. She is also working on the analysis of administrative reforms and innovation in the New Zealand and Brazilian public sectors. She joined the School of Government of Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) as a Lecturer in 2018. Before joining VUW, she worked as a Teaching Fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE (2016 – 2018) and at University College London – UCL (2015-2016), teaching courses on Public Management, Policy Advising, and Regulation. She obtained a PhD in Political Science from LSE in 2017, after also pursuing a master’s in Regulation at the same institution (2011-2012). She is a co-founder of CLOSER.

Recent publications (2012-2021)

Elias, A.A., Donadelli, F., Paiva, E.L. and Bacic Araujo, P.P. (2021), ‘ Analysing the complexities of sustainable wood supply chain in the Amazon: a systems thinking approach’ , The International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

Donadelli, F. (2021), The ‘Regulatory State’ in Higher Education: Assuring Quality through New Modalities of Control in Brazil. Bulletin of Latin American Research.

Donadelli, F., Cunha, B.Q. and Dussauge‐Laguna, M.I. (2020), ‘Post‐NPM’ by force or fiat? A comparison of administrative reform trajectories in Brazil and Mexico. Public Administration and Development, 40: 255 – 266.

Donadelli, F. (2020) When evidence does not matter: The barriers to learning from science in two cases of environmental policy change in Brazil, Science and Public Policy, 47(3) pp. 313-321.

Donadelli, F.; Lodge, M. (2019) Machinery of Government Reforms in New Zealand. Policy Quarterly, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 4. ISSN 2324-1101.

Donadelli, F. (2017) Environmental policy integration in Brazil: an analysis of climate and biodiversity policies. Revista de Administração Pública, 51 (5). pp. 734-766

Donadelli, F.; Veiga, J. P.; Brandao, R.; Martin, S. (2016) Responsabilidade Social na Mineracao e o Ciclo Politico Local. Ruris, 10 (1) (Translated title: Social Responsibility in Mining and the Local Political Cycle)

Donadelli, F. (2012) Motivações e resultados da certificação florestal: um estudo de caso cadeia de valor da Candeia. Ambiente & Sociedade, v. 15, p. 97-121. (Translated title: Motivations and results of forest certification: a case study of Candeia’s value chain)

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Interesses de Pesquisa

  • Public administration
  • Regulations
  • Science-policy interactions
  • Environmental policies
  • Policy change and innovation