Dr. Peter Scholten is a governance and sustainability specialist with a background in Social and Political Sciences of the Environment.
He holds a PhD in water governance and specializes in governance, integrated planning and leadership strategies in complex decision-making environments, specifically concerning water-related issues. He coordinates and lectures courses at IHS/Erasmus University and Radboud University Nijmegen and currently engages in the developing of international training modules on Sustainable Urban Water management. He also works as an individual consultant for Academic Alternative, research training and advisory services and is co-founder of the ‘nurturing landscapes’ approach for sustainable and integrated landscape & resources planning.
P.H.T. Scholten (2009). Daring decisions and representative municipal democracy: an exploration within the new river management in the Netherlands. The Innovation Journal, 2009 (1), art. 5.
P.H.T. Scholten & J. Edelenbos (2013). The role of political-public leadership for connective capacity in water governance. In J. Edelenbos, N. Bressers & P. Scholten (Eds.), Water Governance as Connective Capacity (pp. 27-48). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate
J. Edelenbos, N.E.W. Bressers & P.H.T. Scholten (2013). Introduction: Conceptualizing Connective Capacity in Water Governance. In J. Edelenbos, N. Bressers & P. Scholten (Eds.), Water Governance as Connective Capacity (pp. 1-27). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate
J. Edelenbos, N.E.W. Bressers & P.H.T. Scholten (Ed.). (2013). Water Governance as Connective Capacity. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate
P.H.T. Scholten, J. Edelenbos & G.R. Teisman (2009). Daring Leadership: Belancing between Transactional and Transformational Leadership. Conference 'Earth System Governance': Volendam (2009, december 2 - 2009, december 4).
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Public Administration