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Cordula Kropp

Prof. Dr.

Board of Directors
Centre for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies (ZIRUS) | Institute for Social Sciences
Cluster of Excellence


Seidenstr. 36
70174 Stuttgart

  • 2017 – present Co-Director of the Stuttgart Research Centre of Interdisciplinary Risk and In- novation Studies (ZIRIUS)
  • 2016 – present Professor (W3), Institute for Social Sciences, University of Stuttgart
  • 2009 – 2016 Professor (W2), University of Applied Sciences Munich, Dept. of Social Sciences
  • 2005 – 2009 Scientific director at the Munich Institute for Social Sciences and Sustainability (MPS)
  • 2002 – 2005 Scientific assistant (C1) at the Munich Institute for Social Sciences and Sustainability (MPS)
  • 1996 – 2001 Research associate for science-technology studies at the Institute for Sociology, LMU

Qualification Indicators

  • Since 2017 Member of the Scientific Sustainability Advisory Board in Baden-Württemberg
  • Since 2016 Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Ministry of State Baden-Württemberg
  • Since 2016 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Deutsches Museum in Munich
  • Since 2015 Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL)
  • Since 2011 Member of the editorial board of European Journal of Futures Research
  • Member of German Sociological Association (DGS, since 2003), of the Society for Science and Technology Studies (GWTF, since 2004) and of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST, since 2008)
  • More than 60 invited keynotes at national and international conferences
  • Scientific Reviewer for various national and international journals (including Theory, Culture and Society; Soziale Welt; Current Sociology; Nature and Culture; Science, Technology and Innovation; Risk Research; European Planning Studies; Food Policy; GAIA)
  • Scientific Reviewer for national and international research funders (including BMBF; Bosch Foundation; SNF Swiss National Science Foundation; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; RCN Forskenigsradet (Norway))
  • Equal Opportunity Commission
  • Early Career Support Commission
  • EC Comission
  • RDM Commission
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