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Louise Fortmann Honorary Doctor at SLU

Published: 28 April 2018

Louise Fortmann has been appointed Honorary Doctor by the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

Louise Fortmann has a Ph.D. in Rural Sociology and is Professor of the Graduate School at the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Berkely University of California. 

She had, during the years 2015-2017, an August T. Larsson Guest Researcher's position at the Division of Rural Development. 

She was nominated for her "...exceptional and pioneering contribution in the field of rural development, participatory research and interdisciplinary science at the international level, through a unique blend of scholarship and practice as well as her exceptional work as an educator both in the field and within the academy".

The degree will be awarded during the university promotion ceremonies coming October 2018.

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