Hélène Melin

Hélène Melin is a Senior lecturer in sociology and anthropology at the University of Lille since 2006 and researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - Clersé. Her research broadly focuses on nature-culture relationships in the context of environmental crisis. Specifically, she studies the intersection of green development, local knowledge and  environmental policies of landscapes. For several years she has been working on the development and sustainable management of the French Mediterranean coast  and  the practices and policies related to peri-urban and seaside hiking trails. She also works on environmental risk in wetlands.
She is Director of the editorial committee of Sustainable Development and Territories magazine since 2013.