Adjunct Assistant Professor
In the Synergies of Planetary Health Research Initiative at Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University
My research includes the development of methodologies to assess the performance of transboundary state & non-state cooperation in sustainable development and climate change governance; as well as furthering knowledge about local contexts for global environmental governance approaches.
A global environmental governance scholar with over years of experience in research.
My goal is to contribute scientific knowledge and education for a greener, fairer and resilient future for all.
"We need to break free from despair
and engage in climate and sustainability action."
2020 - 2022
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on cities’ climate action worldwide?
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Co-Founder and Steering Committee Member
Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions (GGCA)
Chan Sander / Eichhorn Friederike / Biermann Frank / Teunissen Aron (2021)
A Momentum for Change? Systemic effects and catalytic impacts of transnational climate action
Chan Sander / Boran Idil / van Asselt Harro et al. (2021)
Climate ambition and sustainable development for a new decade: a catalytic framework
Hale Thomas / Chan Sander / Hsu Angel et al. (2021)
Sub- and non-state climate action: a framework to assess progress, implementation and impact
Chan Sander / Boran Idil / van Asselt Harro et al. (2019)
Promises and risks of nonstate action in climate and sustainability governance
Chan Sander / Amling Wanja (2019)
Does orchestration in the Global Climate Action Agenda effectively prioritize and mobilize transnational climate adaptation action?
Chan Sander / Ellinger Paula / Widerberg Oscar (2018)
Exploring national and regional orchestration of non-state action for a < 1.5 °C world
Full List of Publications is Available Here (2021)
Home Groningen, The Netherlands