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Dominic Stucker


Dominic Stucker

Collective Leadership Institute, Senior Project Manager

Potsdam, Germany

Dominic is a convener, collaborator, and researcher who brings together diverse action teams to address pressing sustainability challenges. He is facile with group processes and able to thrive within different cultures and sectors. Dominic cares deeply about the Earth, the community of life, and future generations, and envisions a world that is just, sustainable, and peaceful.

As Senior Associate with Sustainability Leaders Network, Dominic consults SLN on concrete projects and supports the Donella Meadows Leadership Fellows. Before coming to SLN, he worked in Costa Rica and Sweden with Earth Charter International. Dominic is currently Senior Project Manager at the Collective Leadership Institute.

Dominic earned his MA in Environmental Security and Governance from the UN-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica, MA in Teaching from Brown University, and BA in Comparative Literature (English, French, and German) from Stanford University.

He lives with his wife and 7-year-old twin boys in Potsdam, Germany.

Selected Publications
Dominic recently co-edited a 20 case study volume for Earthscan / Routledge (forthcoming August 2014) on Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management: Capacity, Equity and Sustainability. The project was funded by Brown International Advanced Research Institute.

Dominic published a feature article with colleagues Jusipbek Kazbekov, Murat Yakubov, and Kai Wegerich of the International Water Management Institute entitled Climate Change in a Small Transboundary Tributary of the Syr Darya Calls for Effective Cooperation and Adaptation in the Mountain Research and Development Journal, Vol 32, No 3, September 2012.

With friend and colleague Lisa Jokivirta, Dominic wrote an article entitled We’re in This Together: Five reasons why young people are needed to solve the climate crisis for Monday Developments Magazine, August 2011 issue.

Dominic published a chapter entitled Environmental Injustices, Unsustainable Livelihoods, and Conflict: Natural Capital Inaccessibility and Loss among Rural Households in Tajikistan in Environmental 
Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union (MIT Press, 2009), 
edited by Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger.

See more articles and policy documents written by Dominic and colleagues on youth engagement.

Selected Videos

Talk at Oxfam America Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts on A Systems Approach to Climate Change Adaptation: Barriers and Bridges in Water Management, February 2014

Youth Voices at the Nature Olympics filmed at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea by Mohammad Masum and the IUCN Media Team, September 2012

In his previous roles as Steering Committee member of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication and Convener of the IUCN Task Force on Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability, Dominic played a central role in organizing youth integration and contributions leading up to and during the Congress.

Earth Charter Youth Leadership Team in Ahmedabad, India, produced by Gabriella Monteiro, November 2007

Then International Youth Coordinator, Dominic convened Earth Charter’s first Youth Leadership Team at this International Conference on Environment Education. Gabi was one of the dozen members, one of two representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Updated April 2014.