Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal).
Monica Truninger is a sociologist and senior research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences – University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa). At the ICS-UL she is a member of the scientific board and of the scientific committee of Sociology. Her research expertise is on food and sustainable consumption, and has recently explored the topic of sustainable futures regarding energy consumption. She has conducted research on local and organic food systems, public food procurement, school meals and children’s eating habits, sustainable consumption and renewable energies. She has experience with various methodologies, namely focus groups and workshops with several stakeholders, online ethnographies, interviews and quantitative methods. She has published in journals such as Trends in Food Science and Technology, Journal of Consumer Culture, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Science and Technology Studies. She is a board member of the European Sociological Association - Sociology of Consumption Research Network and a member of the International Sociological Association – Research Committee on Food and Agriculture (RC40).