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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marina Fischer-Kowalski

Founder and long-term director of the Institute of Social Ecology, Professor of Social Ecology at Alpen Adria University, Senior Lecturer at the University of Vienna. PhD in sociology, University of Vienna

 

 

Awards
2011  Honorary Citizen of the Municipality of Samothraki
2015  Austrian State Award for Arts and Sciences, First Class

 

 

Selected Functions

  • President of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE; 2013-2016)
  • Lead expert in the International Resource Panel (IRP) of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP; 2007 cont.)
  • Associate editor of The Anthropocene Review (SAGE) (since 2014)
  • Member of the Austrian National Committee of UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Program (MAB) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (since 2007)
  • President of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE; 2007-2009)
  • Chair of the Science Board of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK; 2002-2010)
  • Member of the Senate of the Alpen-Adria University, Klagenfurt (2011-2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE; since 2010)
  • member of scientific steering committee of the International Human Dimensions Program - Industrial Transformation (IHDP – IT), 1998-2006
  • Member of the editorial advisory boards of Natur und Kultur; International Journal of Industrial Ecology; Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions; Conservation and Society; GAIA; Jahrbuch für Ökologie;  Population and Environment; BioPhysical Economics and Resource Quality (BERQ), Ecology, Economy and Society: Journal of the INSEE
  • Co-Founder and long-time editor of the Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (1976-1986)

 

Books & (co-)edited volumes

  • Perspectives on Social Ecology. 2016 (ed. with H.Haberl, Fr.Krausmann & V.Winiwarter) Dordrecht-Heidelberg-New York-London: Springer
  • International Trade in Resources – A Biophysical Assessment. 2015. (with N. Eisenmenger, M.Dittrich et al.) International Resource Panel, Nairobi: United Nations Environment Program.
  • International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences, Area 9/1e - Ecological and Environmental Sciences. 2015. (ed. with H. Rau and K. Zimmerer) Oxford: Elsevier.
  • Ester Boserup's Legacy on Sustainability - Orientations for Contemporary Research. 2014. (ed. with A.Reenberg, A.Schaffartzik, and A.Mayer) Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London:  Springer.
  • Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth. 2011. (with M.Swilling et al.) International Resource Panel. Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme
  • Socioecological Transitions and Global Change: Trajectories of Social Metabolism and Land Use. 2007. (with H.Haberl) Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar
  • Societal Metabolism and Human Population. Special Issue of Population and Environment. 2001. (ed. with C.Amann) Vol.23, Issue 1. Norwell, MA: Kluwer
  • Nature, Society and History. Long Term Dynamics of Social Metabolism. 2001. (with E.A.Rosa, R.P.Sieferle, and B.Smetschka). Special Issue of Innovation - The European Journal of Social Sciences.  Vol. 14, Issue 2. Vienna: ICCR
  • The Weight of Nations: Material Outflows from Industrial Economies. 2000. (with: E.Matthews et al.) Washington, D.C.: World Resources Institute 
  • Gesellschaftlicher Stoffwechsel und Kolonisierung von Natur. Ein Versuch in Sozialer Ökologie. 1997. (with H.Haberl, W. Hüttler, H. Payer, H. Schandl, V. Winiwarter, H.Weisz) Amsterdam: Gordon & Breach Fakultas
  • Kriegskinder, Konsumkinder, Krisenkinder. 5th reprint 1995. (with U. Preuß-Lausitz, et al):  Weinheim, Basel: Beltz
  • Große Freiheit für kleine Monster? Kinder an Alternativschulen und Regelschulen. Ein Vergleich. 1995. (with: J.Pelikan and H.Schandl) Wien: Verlag für Gesellschaftskritik
  • Ökobilanz Österreich. Zustand, Entwicklungen, Strategien. 1988. Wien u.Köln: Falter Verlag, Kiepenheuer & Witsch
  • Von den Tugenden der Weiblichkeit. Mädchen und Frauen im österreichischen Bildungssystem. 1986. (with P.Seidl) Wien: Verlag für Gesellschaftskritik
  • Lebensverhältnisse in Österreich. Klassen und Schichten im Sozialstaat. 1980. (with J.Bucek)  Frankfurt a.M.: Campus



 Research areas: 

 

• Social ecology
• Social metabolism
• Socioecological transitions
• Theories of social change
• Sustainable resource use
• Environmental sociology 

 
Contact: 

 
T ++43 (0) 1 522 4000 416
F ++43 (0) 463 2700 99 416
E marina.fischer-kowalski@uni-klu.ac.at 

 
 
 
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