PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, United States, Circular Economy, Industrial Ecology, Life Cycle Analysis, Market Transformation, Sustainable Business. LinkedIn
Dr. Jennifer Russell is an Assistant Professor of Circular Economy at Virginia Tech. Jennifer co-authored the UNEP IRP report “Re-defining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution” (2018), which advocates the essential need for systems-thinking in assessing the potential to achieve joint environmental and economic improvements through innovative approaches to production systems, value-chain and supply-chain management, and the engagement of internal and external stakeholders. Dr. Russell’s research program at Virginia Tech is centered around the operationalization of circular economy, and the quantification of economic, social and environmental implications of circular systems.