Aleke Stöfen-O’Brien

Associate Research Officer, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute
Germany
Contact
Email: 
aso@wmu.se
Phone: 
+46 40-356385

Aleke Stöfen-O’Brien

Associate Research Officer, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute
Germany
Contact
Email: 
aso@wmu.se
Phone: 
+46 40-356385
Degrees

PhD (Dr.iur), University of Trier, Germany
LL.M.int, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
B.A. European Studies, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands and Sciences Po Bordeaux, France

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Dr. Aleke Stöfen-O’Brien, LLM is Associate Research Officer at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden. Her research interests include law of the sea, marine environmental protection and sustainable ocean governance. Her work focuses in particular on plastic pollution and equity questions in (ocean) governance.

Prior to joining the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, Dr. Stöfen-O’Brien served as Legal Officer in the Marine Unit of the Federal Environment Agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Dr. Stöfen-O’Brien has extensive professional experience as an Associate Programme Officer at the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Montréal, Canada, as Research Associate at the University of Trier, at the Marine Unit of Directorate-General Environment (DG ENV) of the European Commission, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as well as the WHO/Europe representation to the EU working on aspects such as marine environmental protection, marine litter, aquaculture, sub-seabed CO2 capture and storage, capacity-building and broader aspects of international and European law.

Aleke's research work has seen her participate in numerous international scientific collaborations, including that of co-convening Chapter12 on marine debris and dumping of the United Nations Second World Ocean Assessment, which was published in July 2021. She has also contributed to The Economist Plastics Management Index (in collaboration with the Nippon Foundation), which was published in October 2021 as well as The Economist Invisible Blue report on marine chemical pollution, which was published in collaboration with the Nippon Foundation in March 2022.

Aleke has extensive teaching expertise, which has seen her most recently serving as the lead co-convenor of the Master Course on Sustainable Ocean Governance at the WMU as well as the convenor of the PhD Course on Ocean Governance in the academic year 2021/2022

Dr. Aleke Stöfen-O’Brien, LLM is Associate Research Officer at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden. Her research interests include law of the sea, marine environmental protection and sustainable ocean governance. Her work focuses in particular on plastic pollution and equity questions in (ocean) governance.

Prior to joining the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, Dr. Stöfen-O’Brien served as Legal Officer in the Marine Unit of the Federal Environment Agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Dr. Stöfen-O’Brien has extensive professional experience as an Associate Programme Officer at the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Montréal, Canada, as Research Associate at the University of Trier, at the Marine Unit of Directorate-General Environment (DG ENV) of the European Commission, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as well as the WHO/Europe representation to the EU working on aspects such as marine environmental protection, marine litter, aquaculture, sub-seabed CO2 capture and storage, capacity-building and broader aspects of international and European law.

Aleke's research work has seen her participate in numerous international scientific collaborations, including that of co-convening Chapter12 on marine debris and dumping of the United Nations Second World Ocean Assessment, which was published in July 2021. She has also contributed to The Economist Plastics Management Index (in collaboration with the Nippon Foundation), which was published in October 2021 as well as The Economist Invisible Blue report on marine chemical pollution, which was published in collaboration with the Nippon Foundation in March 2022.

Aleke has extensive teaching expertise, which has seen her most recently serving as the lead co-convenor of the Master Course on Sustainable Ocean Governance at the WMU as well as the convenor of the PhD Course on Ocean Governance in the academic year 2021/2022

Emergent Technologies and Maritime Transport: Challenges and Opportunities
Tiago Fonseca, Khanssa Lagdami, Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs
Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) Conference
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115-128
Assessing Innovation in Transport: An Application of the Technology Adoption (TechAdo) Model to Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS)
Tiago Fonseca, Khanssa Lagdami, Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs
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Study on social aspects within the maritime transport sector
Laura Carballo Piñeiro, Tiago Fonseca, Khanssa Lagdami
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Pub-000017
A Schönborn
Fuel
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389-396
Pub-000013
A Schönborn, M.D. Le, R. Fournet, P.-A. Glaude, V. Warth, B. Sirjean
Energy & Fuels
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12704–12713
Pub-000011
A Schönborn
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
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Pub-000001
A. Schönborn, MD Le, R Fournet, PA Glaude, V Warth, B Sirjean
Combustion and Flame
205
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466-483
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