Researcher, Inra Bordeaux
Caitríona Carter is a political scientist working at Irstea, Bordeaux in the research team: Environment, Actors and Territorial Dynamics. Her main research interests are on the interdependencies between natural resource management and territorial development. She explores these interdependencies adopting a political sociological approach applied across three main themes: i) the politics of governing nature-based industries (sea fisheries; aquaculture; river continuity restoration for migratory fishes); ii)science-politics ‘coupling practices’ in ecosystem based management in the south west of France; iii) local implementation of EU environmental and sustainable development policy. She is coordinator of the LabEx COTE funded research project ECOGOV: A political sociology of ECOsystem sciences: theories, narratives, interactions and GOVernance (2015-2018).