Board Member Robert Arlinghaus is Professor for Integrative Fisheries Management at the Faculty of Life Sciences in joint professorship with the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries. Robert did his doctoral dissertation on the human dimensions of fisheries in 2003 and since then works as interdisciplinary fisheries scientist on social-ecological dynamics of recreational fisheries.…

Board Member Gretchen Bakke became a member of IRI THESys in January 2018. Here she was a Guest Professor from 2018 to 2020 and is currently Senior Fellow at IASS Potsdam and Visiting Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, within the research theme Anthropocene Formations. Her training is as…

Graduate Program Board

Member Klaus Eisenack is Professor for Resource Economics at the Faculty of Life Sciences at the Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences. Klaus Eisenack completed his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics in 2006 at Free University in Berlin and became Professor in Environment and Development Economics and later Resource Economics at the Carl von…

Member Ignacio Farías is professor of urban anthropology at the Institute of European Ethnology and board member of the Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies of the HU Berlin. Previously he was assistant professor at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at TU Munich (2015-18) and senior researcher at WZB Social Science Research Center Berlin…

Member Peter H. Feindt is Professor of Agricultural and Food Policy at the Albrecht Daniel Thaer Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Previously, he was Professor of Strategic Communication at Wageningen University (2013-2017), Senior Lecturer/Reader for Environmental Policy and Planning at Cardiff University (2007-2013) and Senior Researcher at University of Hamburg…

Member Sabine Gabrysch is Head of Research Department 2 on Climate Resilience at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) as well as Professor for Climate Change and Health at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. After studying medicine in Germany and working as a medical doctor in Sweden, she completed an MSc and PhD in…

Associated Member Ludger Gailing is a professor for regional planning at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg. From 2003 to 2020 he worked at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner, in the last years as acting head of the department „Institutional Change and Regional Public Goods“ and…

Graduate Program Board

Graduate Program Board Member Dieter Gerten is Research Group leader and Coordinator for Earth Modelling at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) as well as Professor for Global Change Climatology and Hydrology at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. After having studied Applied Physical Geography at the University of Trier (diploma 1997), he…

Member Harald Grethe studied medicine at the University of Witten-Herdecke and agricultural sciences at the Georg-August-University Göttingen, where he graduated in 1996. He did his doctoral studies also at Göttingen and wrote his doctoral thesis on Effects of Including Agricultural Products in the Customs Union between Turkey and the EU (2004). After his habililation at…

Member Dagmar Haase is a professor in Urban Ecology at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and a Guest Scientist at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany. Her core expertise is in first, modelling urban land use change and urban system dynamics and urban telecouplings. Second, Dagmar’s focus is on the…