Katja Biedenkopf is Assistant Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium. Her research centres on the external effects of European Union environmental and climate policy, climate diplomacy and global environmental and climate governance. She focuses on chemicals regulation, carbon pricing and electronic waste governance.    Previous positions include an Assistant Professorship at the University of Amsterdam, a postdoctoral fellowship at the Free University Berlin and a research fellowship at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Katja was a Fulbright Schuman fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and a DAAD/AICGS fellow at Johns Hopkins University.

Recent publications include: 

  • Biedenkopf, Katja. 2017. Gubernatorial Entrepreneurship and United States Federal-State Interaction: The Case of Subnational Regional Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space 35 (8): 1378-1400.
  • Biedenkopf, Katja, Sarah Van Eynde and Hayley Walker. 2017. Policy Infusion Through Capacity Building and Project Interaction: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading in China. Global Environmental Politics 17 (3): 91-114.
  • Adelle, Camilla, Katja Biedenkopf and Diarmuid Torney (eds.). 2018. European Union External Environmental Policy: Rules, Regulation and Governance Beyond Borders. Cham. Palgrave Macmillan.