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Former Visiting Scholars

Surname, First name Project Residency Period
Andrioli, Antonio Inácio Pesticide use and the ideological legitimization of genetically modified agro-food production in Brazil 2019/2020
Arias, Santa Nature at the Spanish Frontier: Abbad y Lasierra’s Rethinking of San Juan de Puerto Rico’s Development (1765-88) 2015
Arias-Maldonado, Manuel Real Green: Sustainability after the End of Nature 2011
Ashcroft, Catherine Negotiated Approaches to Managing Conflict 2014
Ballard, Susan Planetary Thinking in Contemporary Art Writing 2019
Bartenstein, Kristin Legal Frameworks Concerning Cooperative Protection of the Arctic 2014
Bell, Douglas Occupying Nature: Germans, Americans, and the Environment, 1945 - 1949 2015/2016
Benson, Etienne A History of 'the Environment' 2014
Berros, María Valeria Rights of Nature in Latin America: Ethics and Juridical Field in Dialogue 2016
Bezan, Sarah Extinction Imaginaries: Species Loss and Revival in a Biotechnological Age 2020
Blevins, Cameron The Postal West: A New Spatial History 2017/2018
Brandišauskas, Donatas Contested Land Use and Subsistence in the Olekma River Basin 2018
Chopra, Ruma Between God and Darwin: Early Modern Transitions in the Understanding of Climate 2019
Cox, Peter Developing Cross-Disciplinary Research into Bicycling and the Environment 2014/2015
Daw, Sarah Imagining the (Eco)Future: Ecotopian Thought in an Age of Climate Breakdown 2021
Deer, Jemma Mycomorphism: Fungi and the Literary Imagination
Denning, Andrew A Cultural and Environmental History of Skiing in the Alps 2009/2010
De Pretto, Sebastian Transnationale Stauwerke im Alpenraum, 1870-1974 2021
Dostalík, Jan Developing Research-Oriented Degree Programs at the Faculty of Social Studies July 2018
Eglinger, Hanna Magic, Ecstatic, Nomadic: Arctic Primitivism in Scandinavia around 1900 2016
Evans, Reed Women Entrepreneurs in Sustainability 2014/2015
Feditchkina Tracy, Elena Resilient Environmental Governance: Leadership, Values, and Institutions 2018
Figueiredo, Ricardo Technology as Redemption of Global Climate and Its Social-Environmental Problems 2018/2019
Fiske, Amelia 2017/2018
Gallini, Stefania Dona Juana's Ancestors: A History of Waste and Bogotá (Colombia), Late 19th to Late 20th Century 2011
Gißibl, Bernhard The Nature of German Imperialism: Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in Colonial East Africa 2013/ 2015
Graham, Nicole Exploring the Relationship between Law and Anthropogenic Landscape Change: The Cases of CSG Mining and Water Allocation 2015
Gray, Richard Modern German Literature; Intellectual History; Economics; Environmentalism; Narrative 2013
Grieger, Andreas Environmental Diplomacy in US-German Relations 2014
Han, Zhaoqing The Digitalization and Study of Huang yu quan lan tu 2016
Hui, Alexandra Listening to Nature: Standardized Soundscapes and Imagined Ecologies, 1900–2000 2018
Iovino, Serenella Landscapes of Risk and Narratives of Liberation: Material Ecocriticism 2015
Ismar, Julia How Does Water Flow Into Politics? Contested Resource Use in The Emergent State of South Sudan 2011/2012
Jones, Emily Disaster Narratives and Climate Change 2016
Jørgensen, Finn Arne Recycling: Essential Knowledge 2018
Kalantzakos, Sophia Djibouti: The Transformative Power of Geography 2015; 2018
Kang, Eun Sook A Comparative Analysis of the Nuclear Power Policy between Korea and Germany from the Perspective of Behavioral Economics 2016
Karch, Brendan Railroads and the Central European Environment 2019
Keogh, Luke The Storied Landscape: A Queensland Collection 2016/2017
Kleemann, Katrin
Klingberg, Travis Domestic Tourism and the Politics of Geographic Knowledge in Post-Reform China 2016/2017; 2018
Knowles, Scott Disaster Research and Policy in Contemporary Germany 2016
Kreutz, Angela Munu Gukooreree: The Experience of Space and Place Amongst Children in an Aboriginal Community 2013/2014
Lahnstein, Christian Environmental Liability, Concepts, and Cases 2015
Landry, Marc Europe’s 'White Coal:' The Hydro-Electrification of the European Alps, 1880-1955 2010/2011
LeCain, Timothy A Physiological and Cognitive History of the Species in the Great Acceleration 2018
Lopes, Alfredo Ricardo Silva Disasters and Memory in Santa Cantarina, Brazil 2013/2014
López, Marcela Contested Urban Waterscapes in Medellín, Colombia 2017-2018
Lummaa, Karoliina The Poetics of the Anthropocene 2017
MacEachern, Alan The Miramichi Fire // Tracking Climate & Its Transformation: Phenology in Canada 2011
Maczynska, Magdalena Representation of Space in Climate Change Fiction 2018
Magnus, Riin An Analysis of Guide Dog/Build Person Interaction and Estonian Islands: Historical Movement Patterns and Environmental Impact 2011/2012
Malkmus, Bernhard Visiting Research Fellow 2017
Mauch, Felix 'Erinnerungsfluten:' The Storm Flood of 1962 in Hamburg’s Civic Memory 2014/2015
Mazanik, Anna Sanitation, Urban Environment and the Politics of Public Health in Late Imperial Moscow 2013/2014
McCandless, Susannah Global Environments Summer Academy 2011
Meyer, Tirza Humanoid oceans or an ocean of humanoids? 2019
Milder, Steve West German Anti-Nuclear Activism during the 1970s 2009/2010; 2017
Morgan, Ruth Australindia: An Environmental History of Australia in the Indian Ocean World, 1788–1901 2017
Müller, Birgit Seeds, Soils and Politics. Cultivating Citizenship and Growing Food 2017
Münster, Ursula Elephant Encounters: Living With Wildlife in Times of Extinction 2010
O'Gorman, Emily Remaking Wetlands: Cultural Histories of Environmental Change in the MurrayDarling Basin, c. 1800s-2000s 2015
Oldenziel, Ruth Cycling Cities: The European Experience 2015
Ospina, Guillermo Andres Conservation, Livelihoods, and Conflicts in Colombian Highlands 2014
Peabody, Seth Environmental Fantasies: Mountains, Cities, and Heimat in German Cinema 2013/2014
Pessina, Gloria Energy transition in an extreme and fragile land: the case of Sardinia, Italy 2021
Peterson, Maya Technologies of Rule: Empire, Water and the Modernization of Central Asia, 1867-1941 2014
Phelan, Liam Challenging Perverse Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems 2017
Polonia, Amélia Environmental Impacts of the Colonial Dynamics: A Comparative Approach in Colonial America(s), 1500-1700 2016
Potter, Rebecca The Cassandra Effect 2014
Puri, Rajindra Global Environments Summer Academy 2011
Rademacher, Anne Loved to Death, Loved to Life: Making and Unmaking Riparian Natures on the Isar 2022
Reed, Patrick Apocalyptic Themes of Natural Disaster in 16th and 21st Century Woodcut Prints 2014/2016
Reitan, Richard Value, Time, and Holism: Forest Aesthetics & Capitalism in Early 20th c. Japan 2019
Robin, Libby Fear of Ferals 2017
Rosenbaum, Adam In the Shadow of the Present: Bavarian Tourism and Grounded Modernity, 1800–1950 2014
Santangelo, Byron A Crisis of Liberty: Climate Change and Traumatic Displacement in Teju Cole’s Open City 2017
Schemper, Lukas International organizations and development in the age of the “risk society” paradigm (1970s-1980s): IAEA and UNIDO 2019
Schmitt, Susanne Decorative Ecologies: Multispecies Creativity in Underwater 2014/2015
Schneider, Birgit An Interdisciplinary Scheme for Assessing Transformation in Public Climate Visualization Projects 2014
Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew Empirical Ecocriticism 2018
Schösler, Hanna Food Sustainability: Socio-Cultural Perspectives 2012/2013
Schreiber, Dorothee Ethno-biology in British Columbia; Scientific Forestry and the Management of Indigenous Reserve Lands; Ethnography of Polar Bear Population Biology 2011/2012
Schüring, Michael West German Protestants and Nuclear Technology, 1970-1990 2011/2012
Seow, Minju Political Deliberation in Online Communities in South Korea 2015
Sheng, Fei Environmental Knowledge, Resource Exploitation, Eco-Imperialism 2017
Shopov, Aleksandar Urban Farming and Leasing in Early Modern Istanbul 2018/2019
Squarcia, Catia The Role of Human Sciences in Sustainable Development Research 2014
Stein, Seth Plate Tectonics, Earthquake Seismology, Earthquake Hazards, and Space Geodesy 2014
St. John, Rachel The Imagined States of America: The Unmanifest History of Nineteenthcentury North America 2016
Sullivan, Marianne A Comparative Study of Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure in Germany and the United States 2018/2019
Temple, Samuel Regulating Nature: State-making and Environmental Risk in Modern France 2012
Trujillo, Octaviana Global Environments Summer Academy 2011
Urtnast, Erdenetuya Environmental Conservation among the Residents of Eastern Mongolia 2016
van Ausdal, Shawn The Logic of Livestock: Ranching Landscapes in Northern Colombia, 1850-1972 2012
van Dooren, Thom Encountering Crows: World-making with Scientists and Hunters 2015/016
Vasile, Monica Associative Environmentality: The Revival of Forest Commons in the Romanian Carpathians 2016/2017, 2018
Villanueva-Romero, Diana The New Alliance: Environmental Humanities 2017
Wang, Zhen Cultural Landscape Conservation and Sustainable Development in Minority Area, Southwest China 2016/2017
Warren, Louis A Hole in the Dream: The 1890 Ghost Dance and the Making of Modern America 2016
Watson, Andrew London’s Ghost Acres, 1850-1919 2015
Wiggin, Bethany Globalism, Translation, Bilingualism, and Gender Theory in Early Modern and Contemporary History 2015
Wood, Nathan
Wormbs, Nina An Environing Technology: Satellites and the Perception of the Earth 2018
Wright, Katherine Gleaning the Soils of Silver City—Cultural Revival and Colonial Resistance in a Community Garden
Xie, Linjun Smart Eco-cities for a Green Economy
Zairong, Xu The Rise of German Greens and Its Role in the Development of German Green Politics 2018
Zuber, Devin Transforming Wilderness: Painting the Case of Hetch Hetchy 2016