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Dr Lucy J Wishart

Lucy Wishart

LLB (Hons), MSc, PhD

Associate Lecturer

Honours Co-Director

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 1974

Teaching 2018-2019

  • MN3102 Organisation Studies
  • MN4227 Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountablity and Transparency
  • MN5405 Dialogue and Debate in Marketing (Masterclasses) 


Lucy's research primarily focuses on the governance of sustainable development. She has a particular interest in waste and the circular economy, knowledge for sustainable development, and transdisciplinary research.

Lucy completed her PhD in Management at the University of St Andrews in 2015 where she explored the rationales behind the governance of zero waste in Scotland. She has an MSc in Sustainability Science from Lund University in Sweden and an LLB in Law and Politics from the University of Edinburgh. She is a qualified solicitor and has professional experience in the environmental sector for both corporate and community organisations.

Twitter: @lucyjwishart

Instagram: @sgudal

Selected publications


Negotiating Knowledge through Boundary Organisations in Environmental Policy
Moran, C., Russell, S. L. & Wishart, L. J., 2016, Knowledge and Practice in Business and Organisations. New York, London: Routledge
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter



Recycling and Extended Producer Responsibility: The European Experience
Wishart, L. J., 1 Dec 2016, In : Europe Now.
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review


Other publications

More Than Just Recycling. How Does the Goal of Zero Waste Impact Upon Ways of Thinking About Governance in Scotland?
Wishart, L. J., 28 Mar 2016.
Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Zero Waste in Scotland: A Sustainable Goal or A Rubbish Idea
Wishart, L. J., 25 Jun 2015.
Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Material Recovery from Complex Systems: Understanding Zero Waste from a Governmentality Perspective
Wishart, L. J., 10 Jul 2014.
Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract