Project Manager Kathrin Trommler studied Cultural Studies and Social Studies at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and Charles University Prague. She started her career in the field of research management at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, for BMBF funded projects and other interdisciplinary research groups. Since 2013, Kathrin works at Humboldt-Universität zu…

Member Henning Nuissl is a professor for applied geography and town planning at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Before he joined HU in 2009, he worked with several other universities and research organisations, including the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Technische Universität Berlin, Potsdam University, European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), and the Leibniz Institute…

Member Sandra Jasper is Junior Professor for the Geography of Gender in Human-Environment-Systems at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In 2015, she received her doctorate in Geography from University College London. Before starting her current position at HU Berlin, she worked as postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge for four years (2015-2019). Sandra…

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…

Doctoral Researcher Hoseung Jung (hosŋ ʒəŋ, 정호승) has been working as a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys since January of 2017. He studied environmental engineering and management in an Erasmus Mundus master’s program at Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany and Aalborg University, Denmark. He wrote his master’s thesis at Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland…

Doctoral Researcher E. Grace Leonnig is a recent graduate from University College London (UCL) with a Master of Science in Anthropology, Environment, and Development. Prior, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology from Fairfield University, USA. Currently, Grace is in pursuit of her PhD from the Department of Geography at Humboldt-Universität zu…

Doctoral Researcher Julia Behringer is a doctoral researcher at the Department of Agriculture and Food Policy in the Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin funded by DAAD. Her main research interests are citizen participation in public and private food governance, global democracy, sustainable agricultural transitions, political discourse, and e-government. Julia has a background as…

Student Assistant Hannah Prawitz is working as a student assistant at IRI THESys. Since September 2020, she supports the student-driven Sustainability Office (Nachhaltigkeitsbüro) by organising the Lecture Series on Sustainability of the Studium Oecologicum. The Studium Oecologicum is a new concept for sustainable teaching and learning addressing all students at Humboldt-University. The project a more…

Other Personnel Stephanie Ligan started working for IRI THESys in December 2020. She studied French and German Philology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and East European History at State University Saint Petersburg and Freie Universität Berlin. Originally trained as a commercial assistant, she has been working in administration and customer relations for retailing companies for several years.…

Student Assistant Veronika Pinzger (aka Vero) is working as a student assistant at IRI THESys. Since January 2018 she is a volunteer member of the student-driven Sustainability Office (Nachhaltigkeitsbüro) and since March 2021, she officially works for and supports it by coordinating and implementing the students certificate Studium Oecologicum. The Studium Oecologicum is a new…