Dr Sarah Cornell is the Coordinator of the Planetary Boundaries research laboratory at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. She also co-convenes the international Planetary Boundaries Research Network, PB.net. Together with partners from the network, she researches and works with governance processes in order to improve conceptualizations of human–environment systems and characterize pathways for global sustainability.
Sarah Cornell has a background in marine and atmospheric chemistry and earned her PhD in 1996 from the University of East Anglia. She has worked in transdisciplinary global change research, research coordination, and teaching for over 15 years. She has served as an advisor in sustainability matters to national and local governments, universities, businesses, and civil society organizations.