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Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Marianne Penker

Institute for Sustainable Economic Development

Feistmantelstraße 4
1180 Wien
EMail: marianne.penker(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73115
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Curr. Vitae

2017 - Professor for Rural Sociology and Rural Development
2013 - 2015 Deputy head of the Institute for Sustainable Economic Development
2011 - 2016 Deputy Head of the Doctoral School Sustainable Development
2009 - 2012 Deputy Head of Department
2008 - 2010 Guest Professor at the University Klagenfurt (MSc Programme Management of Protected Areas)
2007 - Habilitation - Tenure position as Associate Professor for Regional Development
2004 - 2007 Assistant Professor (Vertragsassistentin), Institute for Sustainable Economic Development, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, BOKU
2003 - 2003 Research visit, University College London, Department of Economics, CSERGE: The Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment
2003 - 2008 Guest Professor at the Free University Bozen/Bolzano in Italy ( for Economic and Structural Development in Rural Areas)
2001 - 2003 Assistent Professor, Institute of Agricultural Economics, BOKU
2000 - 2000 PhD, University of Agricultural Sciences Vienna
1999 - 2000 DOC – Grant of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
1997 - 1999 Research Fellow, Institute of Agricultural Economics, BOKU
1996 - 1996 Diploma, University of Agricultural Sciences Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

interdisciplinary agriculture and forestry; Regional development planning ; Cultural landscape research; Environmental sociology;

Expertise

Property Rights; Regional Governance; Landscape Governance; Institutional Analysis; Collective Action; Local food systems ; Geographical indications;

Awards

2015 European Research Council: Invitation to present a proposal for an ERC Consolidator Grant (Evaluation Panel SH3: Environment, Space and Population; final round of evaluation, grant not received)
2001 Umweltforschungspreis der Stadt Wien
1999 DOC Stipendium der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2015 - Austrian Institute for Sustainable Development (ÖIN)
member of the managing board
2014 - International Association for Society and Natural Resources (IASNR)
full member
2013 - Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS)
member of the managing board
2013 - European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS)
member
2012 - National Committee of the UNESCO Programme Man and Biosphere, Austrian Academy of Sciences (since 2015 Deputy Chair)
member
2010 -2012 EAAE-European Association of Agricultural Economists
member
2010 -2013 Regional Studies Association
member
2010 - International Association for the Study of the Commons
member
2006 -2006 Secretary of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economists (ÖGA)
managing director
2006 -2011 European Consortium of Landscape Economics - CEEP
advisory board member
2005 -2008 Rural property network
member
2003 -2012 Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics
member of the managing board
2000 -2003 Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics
managing director

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2007 -2008 International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology:
Guest Editor (special issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2014 - World Development
2013 - Journal of African Studies and Development
2013 - International Journal of the Commons
2012 - Forest Policy and Economics
2011 - GAIA. Ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society
2011 - Sustainability
2011 - International Journal of Sustainable Society
2010 - Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2009 - Environmental Science & Policy
2009 - Biodiversity and Conservation
2008 -2008 International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology
2008 - Journal of Rural Studies
2006 - Geoforum
2006 - Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie
2002 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2012 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2014 -2014 Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Deutschland - Germany
2013 - Swiss Science Foundation - Austria
2012 -2012 ÖAD - Österreischischer Austauschdienst - Austria
2011 -2011 FWO Research Foundation Flanders - Belgium
2003 -2004 Europäische Kommission - European Union

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2012 Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie (ÖGA)
member of the organisation committee
2009 First International Conference on Landscape Economics
organiser
2006 Ländliche Betriebe und Agrarökonomie auf neuen Pfaden
member of the organisation committee
2002 Armut und Reichtum im Ländlichen Raum - 'Poverty and Wealth in Rural Areas'
organiser
2001 Wie Steuerbar ist die Landwirtschaft? Erfordernisse, Potentiale und Instrumente zur Ökologisierung der Landwirtschaft
member of the organisation committee
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