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PD Dr. Angela Oels

Environmental Engineering (Intermediate Diploma), Environmental Science (PhD), Political Sciences (Habilitation)

  • 1992-1995: Intermediate Diploma in Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

  • 1995-2000: Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Topic: ‘Evaluating stakeholder participation in the transition to sustainable development: Methodology, case studies, policy implications’

  • 2000-2001: Facilitator of large group processes for a labour union and a public authority

  • 2000-2001: Postdoctoral researcher in a BMBF-SÖF-project on ‘Global Climate Change’, Free University of Berlin, Germany

  • 2001-2002: Senior Research Fellow, Secretariat of the German Advisory Council for Global Environmental Change (WBGU), Berlin, Germany

  • 2002-2009: Assistant Professor in International Relations (C1), University of Hamburg, Germany

  • 2009-2012: Senior researcher, DFG-funded Cluster of excellence ‘Integrated Climate Systems Analysis and Prediction’ (CliSAP), University of Hamburg, Germany

  • 2012-2015: Interims Professor in International Politics at the University of Hamburg (W1), at the Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (W2) and at the Distance Teaching University in Hagen (W3), Germany

  • 2015-2016: Humboldt Scholarship/ Visiting Professor at the Department of Political Science and Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, Sweden

  • 2016: Habilitation in Political Science and 2017 academic title ‘Privatdozentin’ (university lecturer), Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg, Germany. Topic: ‚Climate change as a security issue: Analysing the discourse and its policy implications‘

  • 2016-2019: Assistant Professor Environmental Governance, Open University of the Netherlands, research focus on climate change adaptation, German energy transition and smart city

  • Since 08/2019: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Ecological Economy Research in Berlin