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Curr. Vitae

2016 - Senior Lecturer at the Institut of Forest, Environmental, and Natural Resource Policy, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna
2010 - Project Researcher at the Institut of Forest, Environmental, and Natural Resource Policy, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna
2008 - 2010 Project Researcher at the Institute for European Integration Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
2008 - 2012 Associate Member of the Department of Political Science, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
2006 - 2010 Managing Editor of the European Integration online Papers (EIoP)
2006 - 2012 Secretary General and Member of the Executive Board of the Austrian Political Science Association (AuPSA)
2006 - 2012 Member of the Editorial Board of the Austrian Journal of Political Science (OeZP)
2004 - 2008 Project Researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Department of Political Science
2002 - 2004 Postgraduate Programme "European Integration" at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Department of Political Science, Vienna
1994 - 2017 Studying Political Science at the University of Vienna (Diploma + Doctoral Degree)

Statistik Austria, science classification

political sciences; European integration; Political science; Environmental sociology; Policy analysis; Environmental policy;


Austrian and European environmental and energy policy; participatory democracy; European Integration and Europeanisation; Open Access; qualitative social science methods; inter- and transdisciplinarity; stakeholder engagement;


2022 Nominierung für den BOKU Nachhaltigkeitspreis 2022 in der Kategorie Forschung (Publikationen)
2021 BOKU Lehrpreis 2021

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2022 - Institute of Conflict Research
member of the managing board
2021 -2022 Advisory Board for the participatory climate budget in the city of Vienna
advisory board member
2010 -2014 Scientific Advisory Board, Austrian Journal for Political Science
2006 -2012 Austrian Political Science Association (AuPSA)
general secretary

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2006 -2012 OeZP - Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fuer Politikwissenschaft:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2021 - Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
2019 - Energy for Sustainable Development
2018 - Landscape and Urban Planning
2017 - Energy Research & Social Science
2017 - Futures
2017 - European Policy Analysis
2017 - Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft
2017 - Environmental Policy and Governance
2013 - Energy Policy
2009 - OeZP - Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fuer Politikwissenschaft

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2019 -2019 Research Council of Norway (Forskningsradet) - Norway

Reviewer/Expert organization

2009 Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW)
Diplomarbeit im Rahmen des ÖGPW Nachwuchspreises

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2022 Eine lebenswerte Welt gemeinsam verstehen. Die Anwendung von Causal Loop Diagrams in der Praxis
2022 International Conference on Transnational Political Contention and European Integration
2022 28th International Conference on Europeanists "The Environment of Democracies", Panel "Challenges for Democracy? Taking a Closer Look at the New Climate Movements"
Chair (Session)
2022 K3 Kongress zu Klimakommunikation, Workshop: Eine lebenswerte Welt gemeinsam verstehen
2020 ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck, Panel on "Protests Against Energy Infrastructures. Legitimate Practices of Resistance or Threat to Democracy?"
2020 11th International Sustainability Transition (IST) Conference, Dialog Session on "Tales of Tomorrow – Tackling the climate crisis - What do we value, what is the future vision we want to fight for?"
2020 AEMS Summer School: "Strategies of Extinction Rebellion, Fridays for Future and System Change not Climate Change"
Chair (Session)
2018 ECPR General Conference in Hamburg, Panel on "Democracy and Participation: The Social Acceptance of Wind Energy"
2014 Transdisziplinäres Arbeiten in Wissenschaft und Forschung, Panel am Tag der Politikwissenschaft in Wien
Chair (Session)
2011 8th DRC Summer School on Regional Co-operation. EU Strategy for the Danube Region. Perspectives for the Future
Chair (Session)
2011 CEPSA Annual Conference “Mult-ilevel Politics: Intra- and Inter-level Comparative Perspectives”
Member of the Organisation Committee
2011 Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Salzburg
2009 Kapitalismustheorien, Wien
Member of the Organisation Committee
2006 3-Länder-Tagung "Politik und Persönlichkeit", Wien
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