Carmen Rodríguez is a PhD candidate at KU Leuven (Belgium). She is a MSCA-ITN Scholar within the Pyrolife project and is working with the European Forest Institute since 2016. She is also associated to CTFC.
In 2016 she graduated from the Universitat Politècnica de València, obtaining a 9.7 for her TFC, which focused on International Forest Policy Regimes. She developed this work while working with the Chair of Forest and Nature Conservation Policy in the University of Göttingen, where she studied for two years.
Her experience is mainly linked to qualitative research, which she has applied to different knowledge areas such as international forest policy, non-timber forest products, socio-ecological systems, wildfire resilience, social innovation and circular bioeconomy in the Mediterranean. She has experience with different methodologies such as in-depth interviews, content analysis, focus groups and innovation action implementation. Before Pyrolife, she has been part of other European projects such as SIMRA (H2020), SPONFOREST (Biodiversa), and StarTree (FP7).