Postdoctoral Researcher Jack Hensley is a postdoctoral researcher with an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship at the Institute for European Ethnology. His research at IRI-THESys aims to understand the relationship between environmental policy and knowledge production on topics including geoengineering, volcanic climate effects, and nitrogen dioxide pollution in Berlin. Jack has a B.S. in Civil and…

Student Assistant Hanna studies a Master Program «Integrated Natural Resource Management» at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin with a focus on interrelation between social sciences as economics and public policy and natural sciences as soil and water protection, also management of natural resources. Hanna’s interests are usable pasts methodology and its further implementation on urban technology and…

THESys Member Heike Weber is a Professor of the History of Technology at the Technische Universität Berlin and a Teaching Faculty Member at the International Max Planck Research School in ‘Knowledge and Its Resources: Historical Reciprocities’. Research Interests Waste and recycling Maintenance and Repair History of the Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI) e.V., 1970s-2020s

THESys Member Marcel Robischon is a Professor of Agricultural Ecology and the Head of the Division of Agricultural Ecology at Humboldt Universitätat. He is also the Academic Director of the Circle U Knowledge Hub on Climate Director of the Berlin Institute of Cooperative Studies (BICS). His current teaching modules are ‘Agricultural Ecology’ (Bachelor), ‘Biodiversity: Assessment,…

Member Anne Enderwitz is Professor of English Literature at the Department of English and American Studies of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and she serves as Academic Chair at the Climate Hub of Circle U. Research Interests Early modern literature and culture Climate fiction and future Economics and literature Love and literature Modernism Gender studies Email:

THESys Member Heidi Kreibich is the head of Working group “Flood risk and climate adaptation“ at Section Hydrology, GFZ Potsdam. She is also private lecturer at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Research Interests Flood risk assessment Vulnerability analysis and loss modelling Risk management and climate adaptation Human-Water Feedbacks Network Projects AVOSS “Impact-based forecasting of…

Member Tobias Sauter is a Guest Professor at the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Research Interests Climate dynamics – physical processes governing climate and climate change Atmospheric water pathways, freshwater recycling, and Land-atmosphere interaction Regions: South America, Arctic, Tibet, European Alps, High Mountain Asia Numerical modelling and deep learning approaches Project Research Group: Climate…

Doctoral Researcher Katharina Bäumler is a doctoral researcher at the Agricultural and Food Policy Group of the Thaer-Institute at HU Berlin and with the Coordination Unit Climate, Soil, Biodiversity at Thünen Institute. She holds a M.A. in International Development from Sciences Po Paris that she completed with a master thesis on agroforestry governance in Ile-de-France.…

Member Tilman Brück is Professor for Economic Development and Food Security at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Team Leader – Development Economics and Food Security at the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) near Berlin, and Founder and Director of ISDC – International Security and Development Center in Berlin. Tilman is also the Head of…

Member Prof. Dr. Sabine Fuss is currently Co-Chair of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC Berlin) and also heads of the research group at MCC. She holds a professorship on Sustainable Resource Management and Global Change at the Geography Department at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Previously, Prof. Fuss worked at the…