Prof. Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge

Research programme: Directors

Function: Director

Specialization: Development and Knowledge Sociologist

Work areas:

  • natural resources governance and sense-making
  • social construction of knowledges, social, political and ecological environments, risks and 'realities'
  • cultures of knowledge production and sharing, innovation development processes and science policy
  • mobilities, borders and boundaries
  • transformative science, inter- and transdisciplinarity

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Professor for Global Sustainable Development, University of Bonn


Since 3/2020 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Since 3/2020 University of Bonn
Professor for Global Sustainable Development
2016-2020 Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)
Department Head
2015-2020 Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)
Work Group Leader,: Development and Knowledge SociologyEntwicklungs- und Wissenssoziologie
2015-2020 University of Bremen
Professor for Social Sciences in the Marine Tropics
2014-2015 Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF)
Department Lead,"Political and Cultural Change"
2014 University of Bonn
Habiliation in Development Politics
2006-2014 Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF)
Researcher and Research Coordinatord "South- and Central Asian studies"
2003-2007 Technische Universität Berlin und National University of Singapore
Dissertation in Sociology

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces


External Projects

Supvervised PhD Scholarships