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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

prof. Dr. Julia Mildorfova Leventon


Position: Scientist, Head of department VT12

Branch: Department of the Human Dimensions of Global Change

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.V Jirchářích 149/6Praha110 00


Phone: +420 702 012 023

Research Focus

  • Sustainability governance
  • Systems transformations for sustainability
  • Transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research
  • Place-based social ecological systems research


PhD in Environmental Science and Policy, 2010, Central European University, Budapest, HU.

MSc in International Development (Environment and Development), 2007, University of Manchester, UK.

BSc (hons) in Environmental Science, 2006, University of Manchester, UK.


2020 – present, Head of Department of Human Dimensions of Global Change, CzechGlobe, CZ.

2016 – 2020, Junior Professor in Sustainability Science, Faculty of Sustainability, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, DE.

2014 – 2016, Senior Researcher, Faculty of Sustainability, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, DE.

2011 – 2014, Research Fellow, Sustainability Research Institute, Leeds University, UK.

2007 – 2010, Marie Curie Early Career Researcher (AquaTRAIN network), Central European University, HU.

Important research visits and fellowships

2009, Research Fellow (6 months), Technical University of Crete, GR

2008, Grantholder (Cat. 20), European Commission Joint Research Centre, IT


External Examiner: Leeds University BA and MEnv programmes in Sustainability and Environmental Management, January 2019 onwards.

Scientific Lead: Leverage Points 2019 Conference – an international conference attended by 500 participants, February 6th – 8th, 2019

Associate Editor: Environmental Policy and Governance.

Fellow: Earth System Governance Project.

Fellow: Royal Geographical Society.

Brief scientometrics