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Ksenia Anisimova is a PhD researcher in the Environmental Governance group at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development. With an interdisciplinary background in public policy, international development, and sustainability, Ksenia’s interests center on institutional dynamics in the climate governance domain.

Within the BACKLASH Project, Ksenia focuses on analyzing patterns of climate policy responses in OECD countries to unravel complex interrelations between coercive policy action and the transformation of socio-institutional systems.

Ksenia holds an MA diploma in public administration from Moscow State University and a joint Master’s degree in public policy and sustainable development from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Barcelona Institute of International Studies. She also took part in a number of academic exchanges and research projects at Sciences Po (France), Yale University (USA), Free University (Germany), International Institute of Social Studies (the Netherlands), Dartmouth College (USA), among others.

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