Stefanie Burkhart is working as a research scientist at ISOE within the research unit Transdisciplinary Methods and Concepts. She studied American Studies and Political Science as well as ‚International Studies/Peace- and Conflict Research’ at Goethe-University Frankfurt and TU Darmstadt. Her focus was on global justice, environmental philosophy and climate change governance combined with participatory methods as well as qualitative comparative analyses. In her master thesis, she investigated underlying concepts and processes within the conservation and development nexus focusing on biocultural diversity and community empowerment.
Focus of research
- Transdisciplinary biodiversity research
- Human well-being and ecosystem services
- Science-policy interfaces