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Meidad Kissinger

Associate Professor, PhD at IsraelX

About Me

Dr. Kissinger is a geographer and a sustainability scientist specializing in bio-physical accounting and sustainability policy and planning. He holds an MSc in Natural Resource Management from the University of Haifa, Israel and a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Kissinger is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Geography and Environmental development at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where he leads the Sustainability and Environmental Policy research group and heads the Negev Center of Sustainability. Dr. Kissinger’s professional interests and academic background are interdisciplinary. His research explores a variety of linkages between human activities and the natural environment (dependence and impact). He uses and develops bio-physical (i.e., land, energy, water, waste) and sustainability-accounting tools, and examines the policy implications of human–environment interactions at several spatial and cross spatial scales. His research in recent years covers a wide range of sustainability research themes, including urban sustainability, food systems sustainability, energy society nexus, and behavior and the environment.

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