Speaker: Volker Mauerhofer
Volker Mauerhofer holds Master degrees in Laws (1989-93), Natural Sciences (1992-99) and Ecological Economics (2002-03) and a Doctorate (1993-98) in Law. Former positions include Attorney-at-Law, Senior Research Fellow & Visiting Professor at United Nations University/Japan, and coordinating Lead Author of the UN-IPBES Global Assessment/Chapter 6. Currently he is an examiner & MSc-theses supervisor at the University of Vienna, holding several visiting researcher positions in Japan. Besides being member of different legal professional bodies including IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), he is also member of the UNESCO-related Austrian Man & Biosphere Committee as well as board member of the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) and the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). Editing currently several Special Issues, he is co-/author of over 110 peer-reviewed publications (incl. 28 SCI-listed ones) and held more than 130 presentations worldwide. Besides supervising students, he has executed academic and freelance research over 20 years in more than 55 countries.
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