Dr. Silke Beck

Deputy Head of the Department of Environmental Politics

Thematic Area Environment and Society
Department of Environmental Politics
Working Group Governance & Institutions
⇒ Working Group Expertise, Politics and Transformation (Chair)


Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: ++49 - 341 - 235 1733
Fax: ++49 - 341 - 235 45 1733

silke.beck@ufz.de

Dr. Silke Beck

Areas of Expertise & Research

  • Global Environmental Assessment
  • Evidence-based Public Policy / Foresight and Future Making
  • New Forms of the Governance of Science
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Comparative Policy Analysis: Imaginaries of transformation
  • Environmental Governance

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Position

since 2016

Deputy Head of the Department of Environmental Politics at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany

Education & Career

2014

Guest Professor ("Universitätsprofessur"), Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna, Austria

since 2005

Senior Scientist (Tenured 2014), UFZ Leipzig, Germany

2004/2005

Research Scientist, Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University

2003

Guest Researcher, New Academy of Nature and Culture, Loyola University Chicago, Ill., USA

2000 - 2003

Research Scientist, Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

1999/2000

Research Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge/Ma., USA

1996 - 1999

Doctoral Fellow, Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University, Germany (PhD 2000)

1996

Magister Artium (Political Science; University of Heidelberg), Germany