Professor Andrea Schapper

Professor in International Politics

Politics University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor Andrea Schapper

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About me

About me

Andrea is a Professor in International Politics. She has held a Senior Fellowship at the Berlin-Potsdam Research Group 'The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline' in October 2020 and was Fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen for several months in 2016 and 2017. Prior to joining the University of Stirling in 2015, she was a Lecturer in International Relations at the Technische Universität Darmstadt in Germany (2012-2015). Her PhD is from the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (Universität Bremen, 2011) and she has previously studied at Cornell University (USA), Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany) and the United Nations Office at Geneva (United Nations Graduate Study Program, Switzerland). Andrea has worked for international organizations, like the International Labour Organization (ILO in Geneva, Switzerland), and non-governmental organizations, such as the National Domestic Workers' Movement (India) or the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (Zambia). She has conducted field research in Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia and Zambia.

At Stirling, Andrea is Programme Director of the MSc International Conflict and Cooperation. She is Module Co-ordinator for Human Rights in International Politics (POLU9HR), the United Nations in a Globalized World (POLU9UN), Political Concepts and Ideas (POLU912), and International Organisation (ICCPP02). She coordinates and conducts the annual field trip to the United Nations in Geneva with MSc students and she is responsible for coordinating MSc dissertations. Since 2017, Andrea has been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

In 2019, Andrea won the RATE Teaching Award for "Embedding the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Curriculum" and she received a Teaching Impact Award commendation for her role as Programme Director of the MSc International Conflict and Cooperation. In 2020, she was nominated as "Best Research Leader" in the Research Culture Awards for her work in the interdisciplinary Human Security, Conflict and Cooperation research group.  

Award

RATE AWARD
Embedding the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Curriculum (2019)

TEACHING IMPACT AWARD
Teaching Impact Award Commendation as Programme Director of the MSc International Conflict and Cooperation (2019)

Event / Presentation

Keynote Lecture: Die Nachhaltigkeitsziele der Vereinten Nationen im Spannungsverhältnis zwischen globaler & lokaler Ebene
University of Bremen
Die Nachhaltigkeitsziele der Vereinten Nationen im Spannungsverhältnis zwischen globaler & lokaler Ebene [Goals for Sustainable Development: Ambivalences Between the Global and Local Level]. UN Sustainable Development Goals Series, University of Bremen, 28.01.2021.

Research (1)

Andrea's research interests comprise international relations, global and transnational governance, social movements, civil society and transnational advocacy, the environment, climate change, human rights and sustainable development. Please feel free to contact me if you are thinking of conducting a PhD in one of these areas.

Projects

"Righteous Climate Policies" Exploring State-Society Interactions for Institutionalizing Human Rights into Climate Treaties
PI: Professor Andrea Schapper
Funded by: Centre for Global Cooperation Research (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Outputs (47)

Outputs

Book Chapter

Schapper A, Visseren-Hamakers I, Humphreys D & Bliss C (2022) Mainstreaming the animal in biodiversity governance: Broadening the moral and legal community to nonhumans. In: Kok M & Visseren-Hamakers I (eds.) Transforming Biodiversity Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 179-199. https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/earth-and-environmental-science/environmental-policy-economics-and-law/transforming-biodiversity-governance?format=HB

Book Chapter

Kok MTJ, Tsioumani E, Bliss C, Immovilli M, Keune H, Morgera E, Ruegg S, Schapper A, Vijge M, Zinngrebe Y & Visseren-Hamakers IJ (2022) Enabling Transformative Change in the Post-2020 Era. In: Visseren-Hamakers I & Kok M (eds.) Transforming Biodiversity Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 341-360. https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/earth-and-environmental-science/environmental-policy-economics-and-law/transforming-biodiversity-governance?format=HB

Book Review

Schapper A (2020) Book review: Climate and Energy Governance for the UK Low Carbon Transition: The Climate Change Act 2008. Review of: Climate and Energy Governance for the UK Low Carbon Transition: The Climate Change Act 2008, Thomas Muinzer, Climate and Energy Governance for the UK Low Carbon Transition: The Climate Change Act 2008, Palgrave Pivot, Cham, 2019;146 pp.: ISBN 978-3-319-94669-6. Environmental Law Review, 22 (2), pp. 159-161. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461452920932685

Book Chapter

Razzaque J, Visseren-Hamakers I, Prasad Gautam A, Gerber L, Islar M, Saiful Karim M, Kelemen E, Liu J, Lui G, McElwee P, Mohammed A, Mungatana E, Muradian R, Rusch GM & Schapper A (2019) Options for Decision Makers. In: Sonnewend Brondízio E, Settele J, Diaz S & Ngo HT (eds.) Global Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Bonn, Germany: IPBES Secretariat, pp. 875-1028. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3832107

Authored Book

Atapattu S & Schapper A (2019) Human Rights and the Environment: Key Issues. Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability. Abingdon: CRC Press. https://www.crcpress.com/Human-Rights-and-the-Environment-Key-Issues/Atapattu-Schapper/p/book/9781138722750

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2017) The Right to Education and Development: Government and Governance in Bangladesh's Implementation Strategies. In: Hasenkamp M (ed.) Menschenrechte, Entwicklung und Governance in der internationalen Politik - Zielkonflikt oder Konvergenz?. Policy-Forschung und vergleichende Regierungslehre, 18. Münster, Germany: LIT Verlag, pp. 191-216. http://www.lit-verlag.de/isbn/3-643-12983-3

Book Review

Schapper A (2016) The Persistent Power of Human Rights: From Commitment to Compliance. Review of:
ed. by Risse, Thomas, Stephen C. Ropp and Kathryn Sikkink, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 374pp. ISBN: 9781139237161. Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte, 10 (1), pp. 132-135. http://www.zeitschriftfuermenschenrechte.de/

Book Review

Schapper A (2016) Klimagerechtigkeit: Normative und politikpraktische Relevanz eines Lebenswerks. Review of: Climate Justice: Vulnerability and Protection, Henry Shue, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 368pp. ISBN: 9780198713708. Neue Politische Literatur, 61 (1), pp. 180-181. http://www.neue-politische-literatur.tu-darmstadt.de/index.php?id=3347&L=2

Book Chapter

Wallbott L & Schapper A (2016) Climate Justice Practices in the Anthropocene: Assessing Strategies of Human Rights and Gender Advocacy Networks in the UNFCCC. In: Matthew R, Harron C, Goodrich K, Maharramli B & Nizkorodov E (eds.) The Social Ecology of the Anthropocene: Continuity and Change in Global Environmental Politics. The WSPC Reference on Natural Resources and Environmental Policy in the Era of Global Change, 2. Singapore: World Scientific, pp. 367-391. http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/9747-vol2; https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813208162_0016

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2016) Multi-level Actor Partnerships for Implementing Children’s Rights. In: Bonacker T, von Heusinger J & Zimmer K (eds.) International Development Cooperation and Global Institutions: Localizing Global Institutions. Rethinking Globalizations. London: Routledge, pp. 19-39. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138673274

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2015) Das menschliche Antlitz des Klimawandels. In: Jugend Denkt Um.Welt (ed.) Tree of Hope: Wie wir die Welt verändern können. Handbuch für Globales Denken und Lokales Handeln. Bremen, Germany: Kellner Verlag, pp. 375-381. http://www.kellnerverlag.de/buchshop/tree-of-hope.html

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2014) Der globale Klimawandel aus menschenrechtlicher Perspektive. In: Dannecker P & Rodenberg B (eds.) Klimaveränderung, Umwelt und Geschlechterverhältnisse im Wandel - neue interdisziplinäre Ansätze und Perspektiven. Forum Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung, 40. Münster, Germany: Westfälisches Dampfboot, pp. 48-80. http://www.dampfboot-verlag.de/shop/artikel/klimaveraenderung-umwelt-und-geschlechterverhaeltnisse-im-wandel-neue-interdisziplinaere-ansaetze-und-perspektiven_1

Edited Book

Schapper A, Fleschenberg dos Ramos Pineu A & Kneuer M (eds.) (2013) Globale Normen zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. Staatlichkeit und Governance in Transformation, 6. Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos. http://www.nomos-shop.de/Schapper-Fleschenberg-dos-Ramos-Pin%C3%A9u-Kneuer-Globale-Normen-zwischen-Anspruch-Wirklichkeit/productview.aspx?product=20138

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2013) Kinderrechte zwischen globalem Anspruch und lokaler Wirklichkeit. In: Schapper A, Fleschenberg dRPA & Kneuer M (eds.) Globale Normen zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. Staatlichkeit und Governance in Transformation, 6. Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos, pp. 123-158. http://www.nomos-shop.de/Schapper-Fleschenberg-dos-Ramos-Pin%C3%A9u-Kneuer-Globale-Normen-zwischen-Anspruch-Wirklichkeit/productview.aspx?product=20138

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2013) Globale Normen zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit: Eine Einleitung. In: Schapper A, Fleschenberg dRPA & Kneuer M (eds.) Globale Normen zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. Staatlichkeit und Governance in Transformation, 6. Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos, pp. 9-34. http://www.nomos-shop.de/Schapper-Fleschenberg-dos-Ramos-Pin%C3%A9u-Kneuer-Globale-Normen-zwischen-Anspruch-Wirklichkeit/productview.aspx?product=20138

Book Review

Lederer M & Schapper A (2013) The Politics of Global Poverty - Diverse Perspectives on Measurement. Review of: Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty, Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, 462pp. ISBN: 9780199558049. Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric, 6, pp. 60-68. http://www.theglobaljusticenetwork.org/global/index.php/gjn/article/view/40

Book Review

Schapper A (2012) Rezension von Heike Brabandt (2011): Internationale Normen und das Rechtssystem. Review of: Internationale Normen und das Rechtssystem. Der Umgang mit geschlechtsspezifi sch Verfolgten in Großbritannien und Deutschland, Heike Brabandt, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 2011, 275pp. ISBN: 978-3832961398. Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte, 6 (1), pp. 158-163. http://www.zeitschriftfuermenschenrechte.de/abstracts/zfmr1_2012_abstracts.pdf

Book Review

Schapper A (2011) Bosnian Rape Victims and their Children. Review of: Forgetting Children Born of War: Setting the Human Rights Agenda in Bosnia and Beyond, R. Charli Carpenter, New York, Columbia University Press, 2010, 273pp. ISBN: 9780231151306. H-Human Rights. http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=32360

Book Review

Schapper A (2010) Attempting to Grasp a Multi-faceted Phenomenon: The World of Child Labor. Review of: The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey, Hugh D. Hindman, Armonk and London, M.E. Sharpe, 2009, 999pp. ISBN: 978-0-7656-1707-1. H-Human Rights. http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=25882

Book Chapter

Schapper A (2005) United Republic of Tanzania. In: Gieler W, Kullman C & Inat K (eds.) Foreign Policy of States: A Handbook on World Affairs. Istanbul, Turkey: Tasam, pp. 484-488.