Our Members

CURT Founders (in alphabetical order)

Dr. Amy K. Hahs

Senior Lecturer in Urban Horticulture at the School of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences, University of Melbourne, and Melbourne based coordinator of the initial CURT4Future in 2020-21. Interested in urban impacts on biodiversity, spatial ecology, nature-human interactions and how to translate research into practical actions to make better cities.

Prof. Dr. Jonathan Jeschke

Professor of Ecological Novelty at the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and Freie Universität Berlin.

Dr. Tanja Straka

Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Ecology, Technische Universität Berlin and guest scientist at the Animal Ecology Research group, University of Münster.

Prof. Dr. Nicholas (Nick) Williams

Professor of Urban Ecology and Urban Horticulture at the University of Melbourne Research Interests: Comparative urban ecology, Green infrastructure, Urban Biodiversity Conservation, Wildflower meadows and grassland restoration, invasive species

CURT Members (in alphabetical order)

Prof. Dr. Örjan Bodin

Professor in Environmental Science at Stockholm University. He is studying different challenges and opportunities in collectively governing and managing the natural environment, and much of his research bridges the natural and social sciences. His research encompasses case studies across the world, interdisciplinary methodological and theoretical developments, and experiments.

Dr. Cynnamon Dobbs

Assisstant Professor in Urban and Community Forestry at the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut. Interested in socio-ecological approaches towards understanding patterns and process of urban forestry and its ecosystem services

Dr. María Felipe-Lucia

Ramón y Cajal fellow at the Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología (IPE-CSIC) in Jaca, Spain. Her research seeks to understand the drivers and consequences of social-ecological interactions on sustainability.

Dr. Solène Guenat

Postdoctoral researcher in the Social Sciences in Landscape Research Group of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest Snow and Landscape Research.

Dr. Sophia Kochalski

Fisheries scientist and postdoctoral researcher at the Cross-disciplinary Research Center in Environmental Technologies (CRETUS) at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Dr. Florian Ruland

Postdoctoral researcher at the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and Freie Universität Berlin. Interested in behavioural changes of animals in urban ecosystems, nature positivity and cohabitation.

Dr. Jose Daniel Teodoro

Social networks scientist with a focus on participatory decision-making, socio-environmental systems management, and climate change adaptation.

More to come

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