Banerjee, Aparajita

Dr. Aparajita Banerjee

Research programme
Environmental Governance

Senior Researcher

Environmental and Resource Sociology, Public Policy

Work areas

  • Just transition in energy and mobility sectors
  • Social acceptance of sustainable alternate technologies
  • Fair and circular value chains
  • Sociology of natural resources


seit 07/2023German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Forschungsprogramm "Umwelt-Governance und Transformation zur Nachhaltigkeit"
10/2019-06/2023College of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
08/2010-12/2016School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin, Ireland
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
08/2010-12/2016Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, USA
Graduate Research Asistant and PhD candidate at the Department of Social Sciences
08/2009- 07/2010Global Change Programme, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Research Associate

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Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



“I can feel the money going out of the window”: How high energy prices evoke negative emotions in people with previous experience of homelessness
Minion, Lauren / Aparajita Banerjee (2024)

in: Energy Research & Social Science 108, article 103387


NDC-SDG Connections: Data on updated NDC submissions (V2)
Dzebo, Adis / Gabriela Iacobuţă / Raphaëlle Beaussart / Aparajita Banerjee (2023)

Research Data on Zenodo


Why people in the midlands have 'little faith' in Just Transition
Banerjee, Aparajita / Geertje Schuitema (2023)

published on, 14.08.2023