Lisa is a PhD candidate at Leuphana University and part of the research group Governance, Participation & Sustainability. Her research focuses on the role of governance at different levels for achieving sustainable development, particularly in the context of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Lisa holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Freie Universität Berlin and a Bachelor’s degree in International Management from Reutlingen University and Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), Mexico.


  • Glass, L.-M., & Newig, J. (2019). Governance for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: How important are participation, policy coherence, reflexivity, adaptation and democratic institutions? Earth System Governance, Vol.2, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2019.100031