Namedr. WD Pot

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DescriptionUniversitair docent
OrganizationDepartment of Social Sciences
Organization UnitPublic Administration and Policy
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Dr. Wieke Pot has obtained a Ph.D. and MSc. degree (cum laude) in Public Administration. She currently works as assistant professor on the governance of social-ecological-technical systems for improving resilience as part of the 4TU Resilience Engineering programme ( Her PhD thesis focused on forward-looking decision making about water infrastructure and is entitled: Deciding for tomorrow today. Before her PhD research, she has been working as a management consultant and manager at a diversity of public and private sector organizations, amongst others via management consulting firm Boer & Croon. With her professional work experience she gained valuable skills in the fields of people management, change management and consulting.  

Her research topics of interests include strategic and long term decision making, water management, the interaction between technology, future challenges, actors and institutions, multi-stakeholder contexts, change management, and multi-method research. In her work, Wieke likes to combine the fields of expertise mentioned with her consulting and (change) management skills.

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Publication lists


Knowledge for Climate 

Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving / Ligtvoet, W. et al. (2011). Een Delta in beweging: bouwstenen voor een klimaatbestendige ontwikkeling van Nederland, Den Haag: Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving

Driessen, P.P.J., De Gier, A.A.J., Meijerink, S.V., Pot, W.D., Reudink, M.A., Van Rijswick, H.F.M.W., Schueler, B.J., Tennekes, J. & Termeer, C.J.A.M. (2011). Beleids- en rechtswetenschappelijke aspecten van klimaatadaptatie, Utrecht: Kennis voor Klimaat (ISBN: 9789490070458).

Termeer, C.J.A.M. et al. (2010). The governance of adaptation to climate change. A collaborative action research programme to develop and test legitimate, effective and resilient governance arrangements for climate adaptation, Research proposal Kennis voor Klimaat, programma Adaptation to Climate Change, Wageningen: Leerstoelgroep Bestuurskunde, Wageningen UR.

New Mixed Company, research project on the governance of the Dutch Mega Stable debate 

Termeer, C.J.A.M., Van Lieshout, M. Breeman, G.E. & Pot, W.D. (2009). Politieke besluitvorming over het Landbouw Ontwikkelingsgebied Witveldweg in de gemeente Horst aan de Maas, Wageningen: Leerstoelgroep Bestuurskunde, Wageningen UR.

Termeer, C.J.A.M., Breeman, G.E., Van Lieshout, M. & Pot, W.D. (2010). ‘Why more knowledge could thwart democracy configurations and fixations in the Dutch mega stables debate’, In: In 't Veld, R.J. (Ed) Knowledge democracy (pp 99-111), Springer.

Rondeel, research project on risk related impact of Dutch mega stable debate for new hens farming system for Vencomatic BV

Pot, W.D. & Termeer, C.J.A.M. (2010). Op eieren lopen? De grillige dynamiek van de maatschappelijke aandacht voor innovatieve veehouderijsystemen in kaart gebracht, Wageningen: Leerstoelgroep Bestuurskunde, Wageningen UR.

Vermeij, I. (2011). Op zoek naar het Gulden Ei. Eindrapport fase 2, Rapport Rondeel van Vencomatic B.V., Transforum en Wageningen UR, Lelystad.


Master theses and internship supervision

PAP-20806: Public Administration and Environmental law

PAP-10306: Public Administration and Policy Making

YSS-10906 Analysis of a Problem Situation

  • LUP-50806 - Managing Public Space: Governance
  • PAP-10306 - Public Administration and Policy Making
  • PAP-20806 - Public Administration and Environmental Law
  • PAP-50804 - Capita Selecta Public Administration and Policy
  • PAP-50806 - Capita Selecta Public Administration and Policy
  • PAP-70324 - MSc Internship Public Administration and Policy
  • PAP-79324 - MSc Research Practice Public Administration and Policy
  • PAP-80324 - MSc Thesis Public Administration and Policy
  • PAP-80336 - MSc Thesis Public Administration and Policy
  • YSS-10906 - Analysis of a Problem Situation
  • YSS-38206 - Grand Challenges for the Governance of Sustainability Transformations
  • YSS-38406 - Research and Design for Inclusive Transformative Sustainability Governance
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