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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 2017-2018

  • MN1002 Organisations and Analysis: Case Study
  • MN3102 Organisation Studies
  • MN4227 Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountablity and Transparency
  • MN5002 Contemporary Conceptual Issues in Management
  • MN5554 Marketing and Society


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: ResearchChapter



Recycling and Extended Producer Responsibility: The European Experience
Wishart, L. J. 1 Dec 2016 In : Europe Now.
Research output: ResearchBook/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: Research - peer-reviewAbstract

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

Material Recovery from Complex Systems: Understanding Zero Waste from a Governmentality Perspective
Wishart, L. J. 10 Jul 2014
Research output: Research - peer-reviewAbstract