Skip to main content

Expert on Europe

Dr Jenny Fairbrass

Formerly University of East Anglia - now retired & Formerly Norwich Business School - now retired
Research Discipline
  • English
  • French
Hot Topics
Jenny Fairbrass is an Emeritus Associate Professor (retired) who formerly worked in Norwich Business School at the University of East Anglia. Jenny remains a political scientist whose research focuses on public policy making in the fields of sustainability, environmental policy, climate change, energy policy, and corporate social responsibility. Her work focuses on the European Union but is not limited to that region. She is primarily a qualitative researcher who employs analytical frameworks such as Governance, Multi-Level Governance, Europeanisation and Discursive Institutionalism. Over the past three decades, Jenny has published a substantial number of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Since 2001, Jenny's work has been published in leading international journals such as the Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, Environment and Planning A, the Journal of Business Ethics and Environmental Policy and Governance. Jenny has been a member of UACES since 1996 and served on the UACES Committee from 2006 to 2013. In 2007 Jenny was elected as Treasurer and in 2010 was a co-opted as member of the UACES Investment Sub-Committee. Since 2006, Jenny has co-led three UACES funded research groups: the first on EU Environmental Policy (2006-08); the second on EU Sustainability Policy (2009-12); and the third on EU Energy Policy (2015-18).