Judith Krauss

University of York


Judith Krauss is a lecturer at the University of York’s Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC). Her post-doctoral research at the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Global Sustainable Development (IGSD) entailed work on convivial conservation, i.e. promoting justice, (bio)diversity and coexistence in conservation, livelihoods in Mozambique during Covid, and decolonial and justice-focused analysis particularly of the Sustainable Development Goals. One output was a co-authored article with Andrea Jiménez Cisneros and Marina Requena-i-Mora in Sustainability Science journal mapping the economy-ecology SDGs 8, 9, 12, 13 and 15 through a decolonial lens.

Judith’s prior PhD research focused on the intersection of ecological, socio-economic and commercial priorities in cocoa sustainability initiatives in Latin America. Before her PhD, Judith worked in civil-society, public-sector and private-sector organisations in Europe and North Africa, including German development cooperation, World Bank, IIED and the German Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development.