Dr. Katia Vladimirova is a postdoctoral researcher working on the topics of sustainability ethics, consumption and fashion. She is broadly interested in the challenges of a large-scale societal transformation towards sustainability, including its moral and ethical dimensions and the mechanisms behind social change. Currently her interdisciplinary research agenda focuses on alternative fashion consumption models in the context of sustainability.
At the Institute of Sociological Research, Dr. Vladimirova is the principle researcher and coordinator of a project 'Geneva: City of Sustainable Fashion', funded by a grant from the City of Geneva in the framework of G'Innove program.
Dr. Vladimirova holds a Masters degree in Global Studies from the London School of Economics and a double PhD in political theory and political science from universities LUISS Guido Carli (Rome) and ULB (Brussels). Previously, Dr. Vladimirova worked at Boston University, New York University, MIT and University Milan-Bicocca. She also worked at the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development and at UNESCO Liaison office in New York.