Dr. Jonas Hein

Research programme: Environmental Governance

Function: Associate Researcher

Specialization: Geographer


since 09/2017University of Kiel, Institute of Geography
Post-doctoral researcher, Working group "Social Dynamics in Coastal and Marine Areas"
03/2012-09/2017German Development Institute/ Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
2016Georg-August University Göttingen
Dr. rer. nat. (Geography), Thesis on: “Rescaling conflictive access and property relations in the context of REDD+ in Jambi, Indonesia”
07/2011-02/2012Research Center for Sustainability Studies (artec)
University of Bremen and Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (Joint appointment)
Research Fellow
09/2010-05/2011German Development Institute/ Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Participant of 46th Postgraduate Training Programme for Development Cooperation
Country working group: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) in Peru – A Challenge to Social Inclusion and Multi-level Governance
05/2010-07/2010AGEG International Consulting Services
Department: Natural Resource Management and Health
01/2010-04/2010GIGA Institute for Asian Studies
10/2008-06/2009Georg-August-University, Göttingen
Collaborative Research Center „ Stability of Rainforest Margins in Indonesia“, sub project A5: “Welfare economic assessments of forest encroachment and ENSO effects in the face of personal capital and social capital dynamics”.
Student Research Assistent
10/2004-12/2009Georg-August-University, Göttingen and Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
Studies of Geography, Cultural Anthropology and Political Science

Member of

  • Collaborative Research Center 990, „Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia) (Associated Researcher)
  • Association of Pacific Studies

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces