Dr. Susanne Menzel
comparison and evaluation of climate change adaptation policy in the Alpine space, science-practice and science-policy interactions and ways to improve the interaction, public participation research, multi-scale aspects of environmental projects and policy making, integration of ecosystem-service approaches with public participation
public participation in policy making and planning, integrating decision support (modeling) and participatory planning, (economic) valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services, environmental governance, model of humans in economics and psychology
since 02/2012 Scientist at WLS, Group Regional Economics and Development
07/2011-01/2012 Scientist at EAWAG (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology); Project management of IWAGO
01/2009-02/2012 Post-doctoral researcher WSL, Unit Economics and Social Sciences
2007-2009 Visiting Scholar University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability)
05/2006-09/2006 Sabbatical Fellow, National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), Santa Barbara, USA
2004 - 2005 Visiting scholar University of York, UK (Environment Department)
2000 - 2004 Doctorate University of Göttingen,
Germany (Environmental/Ecological Economics; formally Agricultural Economics)
1995 - 2000 University of Marburg, Germany (MSc Geography; Minors: conservation
biology and economics)
1992 - 1995 University of Marburg (BSc Biology)
2005 - 2009 Post-doctoral scholarship Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (German National Science Foundation) [with interruptions]
2006 Sabbatical Fellow scholarship NCEAS
2000 - 2003 Doctoral scholarship DFG in Graduate student program 'Appreciation and Conservation of Biodiversity' - University of Göttingen
1996-1999 Scholarship by Heinrich Böll Stiftung (German Green Party Foundation)
Menzel, S., Buchecker, M., 2013. Does participatory planning foster the transformation towards adaptive socio-ecological systems?. Ecology and Society, 18, 13.
Menzel, S. and Green, T. L., 2013. "Sovereign
citizens and constrained consumers - why sustainability requires constraints on
consumption choice." Environmental Values 22: 59-79.
Menzel, S., E.-M. Nordström, M. Buchecker, A. Marques, H. Saarikoski, Kangas, A., 2012. Decision support systems in forest management - requirements from a participatory planning perspective. European Journal of Forest Research 131: 1367-1379.
Menzel, S., Teng, J., 2010. Ecosystem Services as a Stakeholder-Driven Concept for Conservation Science. Conservation Biology 24: 907-909.
Menzel, S., Wiek, A., 2009. Valuation in morally charged situations: The role of deontological stances and intuition for trade-off making. Ecological Economics 68: 2198-2206.