Lena Partzsch is Professor of Comparative Politics with a focus on Environmental and Climate Politics at the Otto Suhr Institute, Freie Universitaet Berlin. Before, she was Chair of Environmental Governance at Technische Universitaet Berlin. Her research deals with sustainability transitions in the Global North and South. Her work has been published in leading scientific journals. She has been extraordinary Professor at the University of Freiburg since 2018. The University of Muenster awarded her the Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in 2014, and she received her PhD at Freie Universitaet Berlin in 2007. Her most recent book is “Alternatives to Multilateralism: New Forms of Social and Environmental Governance” (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2020, open access).