Members of the Institute
Administrative Staff
Dr. Götz Kaufmann
Managing Director
Götz Kaufmann graduated in political science and did his doctoral degree in environmental sociology. He also holds a teacher's degree in English and Politics and Economy.
He has held professional research posts in Brazil, Argentina, Australia, and Canada dealing in areas such as globalization, political economy, political ecology, environmental justice, sustainable development, and climate change. His overall field of expertise is methods.
He is the founder of the Environmental Justice Institute (EJI). He works for the Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Familie as a highschool teacher since 2018 but was assigned to be the pedagogic coordinator of the programme Education meets development (Bildung-trifft-Entwicklung), for more information click here.