Dr. Sungju Han


Sungju Han

Member of Working Group Environmental Risks and Extreme Events

Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0341 235 1641

Sungju Han

Research interests

  • Perception of environmental risks and the socio-psychological factors affecting perception and adaptive behaviour
  • Local acceptance of nature-based solutions in consideration of place and risk related constructs
  • Theory-based empirical research
  • Quantitative methods using survey data (e.g. structural equation modeling, latent class analysis)



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2022 (1)

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2021 (1)

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2019 (1)

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Professional and Academic Career

Since 10/2022

Postdoctoral researcher in the "RECONECT – Regenerating ECOsystems with Nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorological risk rEduCTion” project, Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology, UFZ

10/2018 - 12/2022

Ph.D. researcher at the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology at the UFZ Leipzig and Institute of Environmental Science and Geography, University of Potsdam (Funded by German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD)

01/2015 - 08/2017

Researcher at the Korea Environment Institute , Sejong, Korea
Division of Climate Change and Interdisciplinary Research

09/2014 - 12/2014

10/2013 - 11/2014

London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK
Department of Geography and Environment
MSc in Local Economic Development

Completed projects

01/2016 - 09/2017

Establishment of Regeneration Scheme for Post Nuclear Accident
Korea Environment Institute, Sejong, Korea

04/2016 - 10/2016

Development of Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies and Operational guidelines of KOICA
Korea Environment Institute, Sejong, Korea

01/2015 - 12/2015

Project coordination for environmental impact assessment policy development with Paraguay, Indonesia, and Vietnam
Korea Environment Institute, Sejong, Korea