T2GS Researchers Working Across Multiple Case Studies
Professor of Water Governance
Margreet Zwarteveen is an irrigation engineer and social scientist, who joined IHE Delft in 2014 to become its professor of Water Governance, within the Water Governance Department. Her professorial affiliation is with the Governance and Inclusive Development Group at the UvA. Margreet’s work focuses on understanding the dynamic interactions between water and society, as mediated by infrastructures, institutions and meanings. She is particularly interested in questions of (gender)justice in relation to water.
Marcel Kuper, Ph.D.
Senior Irrigation Scientist
Marcel Kuper (Ph.D. / Habil.) is a senior irrigation scientist at the Joint Research Unit on Water Governance, Actors, Uses (Umr G-Eau / Cirad) in Montpellier (France) and a Visiting Professor at the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences Institute Hassan II in Rabat (Morocco). His research engages with actors, institutions and infrastructures in irrigation systems.
Jeltsje Sanne Kemerink-Seyoum is a water engineer and a social scientist. She holds the position of Senior Lecturer in Water Governance in the department of Integrated Water Systems and Governance at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education. Jeltsje has fiveteen years professional experience in research, teaching and project management.
Muna holds an MSc in International Development and Environment from the University of Manchester and a BSc in Civil Engineering from Birzeit University in Palestine. For over 9 years, Muna has worked in the fields of environment and development in Palestine, working with grassroots initiatives, NGOs, universities and governmental bodies on social and environmental assessments, hydropolitics, advocacy and community participation. She is a policy member at Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network. She has contributed to research such as The Hydro-political Baseline of the Upper Jordan River (UEA), and Transboundary Climate Security: Climate Vulnerability and Rural Livelihoods in the Jordan River Basin (LSE and Birzeit University).