Curriculum Vitae

Education

2000
Dr. phil. Social Anthropology, University of Hamburg
Thesis Title: "'Hängt die Grünen!': Umwelt, nachhaltige Entwicklung und ökologischer Diskurs" ("'Hang the Greens!': Environment, Sustainable Development and Ecological Discourse") (2001, Berlin: Reimer Verlag)
1987
M.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of Hamburg
Thesis Title: "Volkskundliche und völkerkundliche Arbeiten zur Erforschung des Schweizer Alpenraumes" ("Comparison of Folkloric and Anthropological Studies in the Swiss Alpine Region")

Positions

2014
Participating Researcher CliSAP: Understanding Science in Interaction
since 2010
Researcher, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, Institut für Küstenforschung
2011–2014
Contributing author of the upcoming IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report, Working Group 2 AR5.
2005–2010
Adj. assoc. Professor Dept of Germanic Studies, University of Texas at Austin (DAAD)
2008
visiting professor at KlimaCampus Hamburg / Center for Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Hamburg (July to December 2008)
2004–2005
Research Fellow GKSS – Institute for Coastal Research, Geesthacht
2001–2004
Research Fellow University of Hamburg
1997–2000
Research Fellow University of Hamburg / ISCTE Lisbon
since 1996
Lecturer at University of Hamburg et al.

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