Joanna is a researcher and lecturer in the chair of Landscape Architecture. She gained a Masters in Managing Sustainable Rural Development with a thesis that examined the conflict over wild boar management between rural stakeholders in Latvia where she now lives. Her PhD thesis gained in 2020 was titled “When peace and quiet is not enough: examining the challenges communities face in Estonian and Latvian rural landscapes”. She teaches Strategic Local Planning to masters students and the Bioeconomy to bachelors students. Joanna brings a strong interdisciplinary perspective to her work and has covered topics such as ecosystem services, health and well-being, citizen science and policy as well as place attachment and sense of place of rural communities.
Joanna also helps her husband on their alpaca farm and grows most of her own veg.
Storie, J.T.; Suškevičs, M.; Nevzati, F.; Külvik, M.; Kuhn, T.; Burkhard, B.; Vikström, S.; Lehtoranta, V.; Riikonen, S.; Oinonen, S. (2021). Evidence on the impact of Baltic Sea ecosystems on human health and well-being: a systematic map. Environmental Evidence, 10 (1), 30. DOI: 10.1186/s13750-021-00244-w.
Storie, Joanna; Chenault, Edith; Kulvik, Mart; Bell, Simon (2020). When Peace and Quiet Is Not Enough: Place-Shaping and the Role of Leaders in Sustainability and Quality of Life in Rural Estonia and Latvia. Land, 9 (8), ARTN 259. DOI: 10.3390/land9080259.
Storie, Joanna Tamar (2020). When peace and quiet is not enough: Examining the challenges communities face in Estonian and Latvian rural landscapes. (Doktoritöö, Estonian University of Life Sciences). Tartu: Estonian University of Life Sciences.