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Mia Landauer

Guest Research Scholar

Cooperation and Transformative Governance Research Group

Advancing Systems Analysis

Guest Research Scholar

Systemic Risk and Resilience Research Group

Advancing Systems Analysis


Mia Landauer is a guest research scholar jointly associated with the Systemic Risk and Resilience and Cooperation and Transformative Governance research groups of the IIASA Advancing Systems Analysis Program. She originally joined IIASA in September 2013 as a guest research scholar in the former Risk and Resilience (RISK) Program. From January 2016 to December 2020, she worked jointly with RISK and the Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI), first as an IIASA postdoctoral research scholar and then as a guest research scholar.

Landauer is a university researcher at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in Finland. She holds a doctorate degree in Natural Resources and Life Sciences and a master's degree in Geography. Her research focuses on justice and ethics in the participation of Arctic local and indigenous communities in environmental governance. She is experienced in climate change adaptation research in different contexts, encompassing international climate policy, urban planning, nature-based tourism and outdoor recreation management, and Arctic traditional livelihoods.

She is currently working on an Arctic-related EU Horizon2020 project called Toward Just, Ethical, and Sustainable Arctic Economies, Environments, and Societies (JUSTNORTH), in which her research focuses on justice in participation and governance, especially related to multiple land use that affects indigenous and traditional livelihoods in Northern Finland.

Last update: 16 FEB 2022


Rasmus, S., Wallen, H., Turunen, M., Landauer, M., Tahkola, J., Jokinen, M., & Laaksonen, S. (2021). Land-use and climate related drivers of change in the reindeer management system in Finland: Geography of perceptions. Applied Geography 134 e102501. 10.1016/j.apgeog.2021.102501.

Grafakos, S., Viero, G., Reckien, D., Trigg, K., Viguie, V., Sudmant, A., Graves, C., Foley, A., Heidrich, O., Mirailles, J.M., Carter, J., Chang, L.H., Nador, C., Liseri, M., Chelleri, L., Orru, H., Orru, K., Aelenei, R., Bilska, A., Pfeiffer, B., Lepetit, Q., Church, J.M., Landauer, M., Gouldson, A., & Dawson, R. (2020). Integration of mitigation and adaptation in urban climate change action plans in Europe: A systematic assessment. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 121 e109623. 10.1016/j.rser.2019.109623.