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Expert NameDr Steffen Bauer
TitleSenior researcher
DivisionGerman Development Institute (DIE)
Telephone49 228 94927153
Work ExperienceContinuous research on global environmental governance and in particular international Environmental governance within the United Nations with specific focus on UNEP and Rio conventions; senior researcher at department for environmental policy and management of international resources at German Development Institute since 2006; research assistant to the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) since 2006.
QualificationsM.A. (political science), Hamburg University 2001; PhD (Dr. rer.pol.) Freie Universität Berlin (2010)
Number of Publications30
Awards1. UNCCD Science and Technology Correspondent of Germany (since 2009) 2. Scientific Advisory Board, Postgraduiertenkolleg “Climate Change and Democracy”, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KWI), Essen, Germany (since 2010) 3. Graduate Student Best Paper Award of ISA Environmental Studies Section (2005)
Other Activities1. German Political Science Association (DVPW) 2. German Association for the United Nations (DGVN) 3. International Studies Association (ISA) 4. Contributing author and/or reviewer to UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook and Millennium Ecosystem Assessment 5. Reviewer for a host of academic journals including inter alia Land Degradation and Development, Global Environmental Politics, International Environmental Agreements
Publications1. Adaptation to climate change in Southern Africa: new boundaries for development?, in:Climate and Development, 2 (2), 2010. 2. The role of science in the global governance of desertification, in: Journal of Environment and Development, 18 (3), 2009. 3. The desertification secretariat: a castle made of sand, in: Managers of Global Change. The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies, edited by F. Biermann and B. Siebenhüner, MIT Press: Cambridge, 2009. 4. Land and water scarcity as drivers of migration and conflicts?, in: Agriculture and Rural Development, 41 (1), 2007. 5. Desertification, in: Encyclopedia of Globalization, edited by R. Robertson and J.A. Scholte, Routledge: London, 2007
DisciplineInternational Relations
Last updated11/07/2013 17:09:00

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