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Centre for Global Challenges, Utrecht University

Johan Schot is Professor of Global Comparative History at the Centre for Global Challenges, Utrecht University. He is the Academic Director of the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) and former Director of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex. Schot’s interests orientate around action-driven research that focuses on integrating disciplines and providing the historical perspective for increased knowledge to support positive societal change. He is the author of many influential publications including Transitions Towards Sustainable Development - New Directions In The Study Of Long Term Transformative Change (Grin, Rotmans & Schot) and Writing The Rules For Europe: Experts, Cartels And International Organisations (Schot & Kaiser).