IMG_3184Geneviève S Metson
Assistant Professor
Linköping University
, Sweden


see Google Scholar for published works. I will update in review or in press articles here.

Geneviève S Metson, Dana Cordell, Brad Ridoutt, Steve Mohr (in press). Mapping phosphorus hotspots in Sydney’s organic wastes: a spatially-explicit inventory to facilitate urban phosphorus recycling. Journal of Urban Ecology

Usman Akram, Geneviève S Metson, Nils-Hassan Quttineh, Uno Wennergren (in review). Closing Pakistan’s yield gaps through nutrient recycling. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems

 Gunilla Öberg, Geneviève S Metson, Yusuke Kuwayama. Steven Conrad. (in review) Mental lock-in to the 19th century model exacerbates the sanitation crisis. Nature Sustainability

Steve Powers, Lex Bouwman, David Vaccari, Michelle McCrackin, Brooke Mayer, Geneviève S Metson, Graham MacDonald, Rubel Chowdhury, Arthur Beusen, Stephanie Hampton (submitted). Global opportunities to increase agricultural independence through phosphorus recycling. Global Environmental Change



2015-2017 Postdoctoral Research Associate. National Research Council, National Academies of Science with the US Environmental Protection Agency Western Ecology Division and Visiting Scholar at School of the Environment, Washington State University, Vancouver Campus, WA

2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney Australia.


PhD. 2014 – Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University
Advisor: Elena Bennett
Thesis: Urban phosphorus sustainability: how human diet, urban agriculture and socioecological context influence phosphorus cycling and management

M.Sc. 2011 – School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
Advisors: Daniel Childers and Rimjhim Aggarwal
Thesis: Phosphorus Cycling in Metropolitan Phoenix

B.Sc. 2009 – University of California San Diego -Environmental Systems Program (Earth Science track)
Honours Thesis: Changes in life habits and environments of the Arcidae (Bivalvia, Mollusca) in response to the rise of the Isthmus of Panama (Supervised by: Jeremy B.C. Jackson and Jill Leonard-Pingel)

Full CV –Metson_CV_Oct2017

Current Students


Usman Akram (co-supervision with Uno Wennergren)


Johanna Wretman (co-supervision with Roozbeh Aghaei)

Carl-Martin Johansson (co-supervision with Roozbeh Aghaei)


Ashley Tseng (at McGill University co-supervision with Graham MacDonald and Allison Leach)

Previous Students

Rebecca Clarke (undergraduate research at WSU)



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