Kiel Marine Science

Dr. Ulrike Kronfeld-Goharani

Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 2, 24118 Kiel
Phone: +49 431 880-6332
kronfeld@ips.uni-kiel.de

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Information about Dr. Ulrike Kronfeld-Goharani

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Ulrike Kronfeld-Goharani studied physical oceanography at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel and holds a Ph.D. in meteorology from the University of Hamburg. After her studies, among other positions, she worked as a scientific employee at the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven and at the Institute for Physics at the (at that time) GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht. From 1995-2006 she joined the Schleswig-Holstein Institute for Peace Research (SHIP) as a research fellow. Currently, she is a scientific employee at the Institute of Social Sciences at Kiel University.

Research questions

Much of the recent research of Ulrike Kronfeld-Goharani has focused on issues in the field of maritime sociology and ocean policy, concentrating on the following main subjects: sustainability research, capacity building and maritime economy. Central research questions include:

  • What kind of a picture of sustainability is construed in the hegemonic process in ocean affairs and how can the ambiguity of meaning be explained?
  • How can people be empowered and mobilized to make more sustainable choices?
  • How can forms of knowledge other than research insights e.g. artisanal fisheries be better included in making political decisions?
  • What role do ocean business and the private sector play in reference to the implementation of the concept of sustainability in ocean affairs?
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