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Assoc. Prof. Mag. Dr. Reinhard Steurer

Institute of Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy
Feistmantelstraße 4, 1180 Wien
reinhard.steurer(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73218

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ORCID: 0000-0002-5000-7046

Curr. Vitae

2013 - Associate Professor (tenure) at InFER (Institute of Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy), BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2012 - 2013 Habilitation in Comparative Politics
2008 - 2013 Assistant Professor at InFER (Institute of Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy), BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2005 - 2008 Project director at RIMAS - Research Institute for Managing Sustainability (www.sustainability.eu) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration/Austria (inter alia coordinator of the ESDN Office, www.sd-network.eu)
2004 - 2011 Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business on the societal context of business (CSR, stakeholder management and the role of governments)
2002 - 2005 Senior Researcher at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (www.sustainability.eu)
2001 - 2002 Postgraduate Studies: Master of Public Policy (MPP; specialization in “Managing Sustainability”) at the University of Maryland in College Park/USA; scholarships from the Ministry of Science, the Austrian Fulbright Commission, the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and the province of Salzburg
1999 - 2001 Doctoral studies: PhD (“Dr.phil.”) in Political Science at the University of Salzburg/Austria; doctoral exams in Comparative Political Science and Economics; scholarships from the Austrian Academy of Science and the University of Salzburg
1997 - 1999 Lecturer at the Institute for Political Science at the University of Salzburg and freelance political scientist (commissioned study on climate policies in Austria)
1996 - 1997 Tutor and Research Assistant at the Department of Political Science, University of Salzburg, Austria
1990 - 1997 Undergraduate and graduate studies: MA (“Mag.phil.”) in Political Science at the University of Salzburg/Austria 2nd course of study: BA (“First Diploma”) in Psychology at the University of Salzburg/Austria

Statistik Austria, science classification

political systems; political sciences; European integration; political economics; national policy; environmental economics; environmental protection;

Expertise

Governance and Policies of Sustainable Develoment; Climate policies (mitigation of and adaptation to climate change); Public Policies on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Europe; Economic growth and environmental policy (economic growth controversy); Societal challenges of climate change mitigation;

Awards

2013 Harold D. Lasswell Prize for the publication "Disentangling Governance": best article in Policy Sciences that contributes most to the theory and practice of the policy sciences, as determined by a vote of the journal’s international editorial board
2002 Scholarship of the University of Maryland/USA (Master in Public Policy)
2001 Fulbright scholarship of the Austrian Fulbright Commission (Master in Public Policy)
2001 Julius-Raab scholarship of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (Österreichische Wirtschaftskammer) (Master in Public Policy)
2001 Scholarschip for post graduate studies of the Austrian Ministry of Science (Master in Public Policy)
1999 Doctoral scholarship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (DOC)
1997 Three schoolarships from the University of Salzburg (for Summer Schools & Dissertation)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2014 - Advisory Board of the Department for Economics and Social Sciences at BOKU Vienna
delegate
2014 -2016 PhD study commission
member
2010 - Vice chairman of the study commission Environmental Resource Management, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences
deputy head
2009 -2010 Member of the study sub-commission on the Master of Environmental Resources Management, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
member of the commisson

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2007 -2007 European Environment. the Journal of European Environmental Policy: Special Issue 17/3, 147-214; Sustainable Development Strategies in Europe
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 - Revue de l'Organisation Responsable
2019 - Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions
2018 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management
2018 - Organization Studies
2018 - International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility
2017 - Policy Studies
2017 - Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
2017 - Globalizations
2016 - British Journal of Political Science
2016 - Journal of Public Policy
2015 - Regulation & Governance
2014 - Regional Environmental Change
2013 - Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
2013 - Climate Policy
2013 - Policy Studies Journal
2012 - Environmental Politics
2012 - Social Science Quarterly
2012 - Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning
2012 - Journal of Planning Literature
2011 - Natural Resources Forum
2010 - Environmental Policy and Governance
2010 - Public Management Review: an international journal of research and theory
2010 - Environment and Planning C-Government and Policy
2009 - SCAND J MANAGEMENT
2008 - Public Administration
2007 - Business Strategy and the Environment
2007 - Politische Vierteljahresschrift
2005 -2008 European Environment. the Journal of European Environmental Policy
2004 - Journal of Business Ethics

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2019 -2019 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) - Netherlands
2019 -2019 Fonds National de la Recherche - Luxembourg
2016 -2016 Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) - Netherlands
2016 -2016 Suomen Akatemia, Academy of Finland - Finland
2015 -2015 Swiss National Science Foundation - Switzerland
2013 -2013 ÖAD - Österreischischer Austauschdienst - Austria

Reviewer/Expert organization

2012 Austrian Society for Political Science
Preis
2012 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Conference Submissions

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2011 Workshop mit Stakeholdern im Rahmen des Projekts FAMOUS “Factory for Adaptation Measures Operated by Users at different Scales”
Member of the Organisation Committee
2008 Governance by Evaluation: Institutional Capacities and Learning for Sustainable Development; EASY-ECO Vienna Conference 2008 (co-chair) (www.easy-eco.eu)
Organiser
2008 Governance for Sustainable Development: Principles and Practical Relevance; Science Meets Practice Workshop (www.governance.at)
Organiser
2008 Coordinating SCP and CSR policies with Sustainable Development Strategies; ESDN Conference 2008 (http://www.sd-network.eu/?k=ESDN%20conferences)
Member of the Organisation Committee
2007 The Role of Government in Social Responsibility: Side-event of the 5th Meeting of the ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2007 Linking Policies, Implementation, and Civil Society Action: ESDN Conference European Sustainability Berlin 2007 (http://www.sd-network.eu/?k=ESDN%20conferences)
Member of the Organisation Committee
2006 Sustainable Development goes Mozart: European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN) Conference 2006 (http://www.sd-network.eu/?k=ESDN%20conferences)
Member of the Organisation Committee
2005 Symposium on Public Initiatives to Promote Environmental Business Performance
Member of the Organisation Committee
2004 Workshop on “Good Governance and the Austrian Constitution”
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2004 Workshop on „Governance for Sustainable Development: Innovations for implementing Strategies for Sustainable Development“
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2003 International conference on “Sustainable Development in an enlarged Union: Linking national strategies and strengthening European coherence” (http://www.sd-network.eu/?k=ESDN%20conferences)
Organiser
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