Jonas Stuck studied history and political science at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Sciences Po Lyon. In 2017 he graduated from the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin with a Master's thesis on “The Inter-Berlin Toxic Waste Trade from the 1970s until the 1990s.” Later in October 2017 he joined the DFG Emmy-Noether Research Group “Hazardous Travels. Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy”, under the principal investigator Dr. Simone Müller.
His PhD research project focuses on the toxic waste trade between the two Germanys during and after the Cold War from an Environmental Humanities point of view. His general research interests include global history of waste, visual history of the Cold War and environmental history. His articles and book reviews have appeared in Studentisches Journal für Politik und Gesellschaft (2014), Seeing the Woods (2017, 2018), Edge Effects Magazine (2018) and H-Soz-Kult (2018).
Dissertation Project: Toxic Divide? The Hazardous Waste Trade between the Two Germanys, 1970-2000