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Univ.Prof. Dr. Christoph Görg

Institute of Social Ecology (SEC)
Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Wien
christoph.goerg(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73711

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ORCID: 0000-0001-7031-1056

Curr. Vitae

2018 - 2021 Head of Institute of Social Ecology Vienna
01.03.2018 Transfer Institute of Social Ecology to University of Natural and Life Sciences, Vienna
2015 - Professor of Social Ecology, University of Klagenfurt, Institute of Social Ecology
2010 - 2015 Head of the Department Environmental Politics, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ
2008 - 2015 Professor of Environmental Governance, Department of Social Sciences, University of Kassel
2004 - 2009 Senior researcher, Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ
2001 - 2004 Visiting Professorship (Vertretungsprofessur) at the Department of Social Sciences, University of Kassel, Germany
2001 - Habilitation in Sociology at the University of Frankfurt/Main
1993 - 2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences at the University of Frankfurt/M.
1993 - Fellow at Sigmund-Freud-Institute in Frankfurt/M.
1992 - 1993 Lecturer at the Department of Social- and Cultural Sciences at the Technical University Wiesbaden
1990 - 1992 Research Associate, research project "State, Political Institutions and Regulation Theory"
1990 - PhD at the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Frankfurt/Main
1986 - Diploma in Sociology, University of Frankfurt/Main

Statistik Austria, science classification

Climate change; Environmental research; Human ecology; Sustainable agriculture; Sustainable economics; Environmental economics; Environmental sociology; Cultural landscape research; Environmental policy;

Expertise

Social-ecological transformations; Conceptual work on societal relations with nature; Multi-scalar environmental politics; Ecosystem services; Landscape governance; Science-policy interface; Inter- and transdisciplinary approaches and methods;

Awards

2018 Sustainability Award stellvertretend für das Netzwerk Sozial-ökologische Transformation, 2. Preis Forschung, zusammen mit Uni Wien, IHS u.a.
2017 GAIA Best Paper Award 2016 (Verein GAIA)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2016 - Alter-Net Council, EU-Network of Excellence
advisory board member
2012 - Scientific Advisory Board ARTEC - Sustainability Research Centre, University of Bremen
chairman
2009 -2015 International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD), Centre of Excellence (DAAD), University of Kassel
member
2009 -2015 Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption (CLiMA), University of Kassel
member
2009 - German Political Science Association
member
2008 -2014 Landscape Europe
scientific advisor
2008 -2013 Steering Committee HIGRADE: Helmholtz Interdisciplinary Graduate School
member
2008 -2014 Scientific Advisory Board, Climate Change Competence Centre of Hessen
advisory board member
2007 -2014 German delegation at international negotiations on biodiversity policy (IPBES; SBSTTA)
member
2002 - German Society for Sociology, Section Sociological Theory
member
2000 -2003 German Association of Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Sector project "Implementing the Biodiversity Convention"
scientific advisor
1994 - German Society for Sociology, Section Environmental Sociology
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2015 - Sustainability: Section for Social Ecology and Sustainability
Editorial Board Member
2012 - Nature Conservation:
Editorial Board Member
2005 - Peripherie: Politik, Oekonomie, Kultur:
Advisory Board Member
2000 -2005 International Journal of Global Environmental Issues:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2018 - Peripherie: Politik, Oekonomie, Kultur
2016 - Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie
2015 - Sustainability
2015 - Ecosystem Services
2015 - Geographische Rundschau

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2018 - OeAD-Österreichischer Austauschdienst - Austria
2017 - European Research Council (ERC) - European Union
2015 - Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Deutschland - Germany
2015 - Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, ÖAW - Austria
2015 - Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) - United Kingdom

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2019 Austrian Resource Conference
Reviewer
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