Professorin Doris Fuchs, Ph.D.

Current affiliations

  • Professorship of Sustainable Development (Prof. Fuchs)
  • Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics"
  • Center of Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research (ZIN)

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Sustainable Consumption + Sustainable Development
  • Power (instrumental, structural, discursive)
  • Justice and Responsibility
  • Global Sustainability Governance: Energy, Climate, Environment, Agrifood, Finance

Academic Education

1994 - 1997Ph.D., Politics & Economics Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
1992 - 1994M.A., International Political Economy, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
1991 - 1992M.A., English, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
1990 - 1991American Studies at the University of Virgina, USA
1988 - 1990German and English Studies at Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany

Work Experience

since 10/2023Director of the Research Institute for Sustainability - Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
since 06/2014Professor of International Relations and Sustainable Development, University of Muenster
04/2008 - 05/2014Professor of International Relations and Development, University of Münster
04/2006 - 03/2008Professor of International Relations and European Integration, University of Stuttgart
09/2004 - 03/2006Professor of Political Science, HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management
04/2004 - 08/2004Acting Professor of International Relations and European Integration, University of Stuttgart
05/1999 - 03/2004Lecturer, Geschwister-Scholl-Institute für Political Science, LMU München, Venia Legendi Political Science 2004
08/1997 - 05/1999Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
08/1996 - 05/1997Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
08/1985 - 05/1987Apprenticeship, Deutsche Bank AG, Germany

Functions and Memberships

since 2019Member of the Alliance for Science Muenster
since 07/2019Member of the reviewboard of the German Federal Environmental Foundation
since 2018Member of the scientific advisory board "global sustainable commune" Muenster
since 12/2018Member of the Expertgroup "World Economy and Social Ethics" of the German Conference of the Bishops
since 2015Speaker of the Center for Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research
since 03/2013"March Muenster Meetings"
since 2008Coordinator of the B.A and M.A joint study program, in cooperation with Science Po Lille
since 2004Reviewer for funding institutes: ERC, DFG, BMBF, Finland Academiy of Sciences, Umweltministerium Schweden, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Kanada), Volkswagen Stiftung, DBU, DAAD, Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung, Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung (DSF), Studienstiftung ...
since 2003German Association for Political Science (DGfP)
since 1999German Political Science Association (DVPW)
2018 - 2020Member of the Board, Board, Center for Religion and Modernity
2008 - 2020Vice Dean for Research, Junior Scholars, and International Affairs at the Faculty for Education and the Social Sciences
2014 - 2018Member of the Commission of the Rectorate for Research Affairs

Appointments

2015Offer to a Professorship for Political Science II: International Politics, (rejected)
2014Offer to a Professorship for International Politics, (rejected)

Publications

Glaab, Katharina; Fuchs, Doris (2024)
In: Sauer, Frank; von Lauff, Luba; Masala, Carlo (eds.), Handbuch Internationale Beziehungen. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
Type of Publication: Research article (book contribution)
Siepker, Lena; Wolff, Franziska; Fuchs, Doris (2024)
Münster: miami.
Type of Publication: Working paper
Gumbert, Tobias; Fuchs, Doris (2024)
In: Quante, Michael; Kahmen, Anna; Loos, Christian; von Groote-Gotzes, Barbara (eds.), Energieverantwortung. Berlin: Springer Nature.
Type of Publication: Research article (book contribution)
Siepker, Lena; Fuchs, Doris (2023)
In: Bloemen, Henrike; Bomert, Christiane; Dziuba-Kaiser, Stephanie; Gebhardt, Mareike (eds.), Machtverhältnisse. Kritische Perspektiven auf Geschlecht und Gesellschaft. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag.
Type of Publication: Research article (book contribution)
Walleck, Wiebke; Hasenkamp, Victoria; Fuchs, Doris; Philipp, Bodo (2023)
In: Ökologisches Wirtschaften, 38
Type of Publication: Research article (journal)
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Projects

Duration: 01/03/2023 - 28/02/2026
Funded by: EC Horizon Europe - Research and innovation action
Type of project: EU-project hosted outside University of Münster
Duration: 01/11/2022 - 31/10/2025
Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Type of project: Participation in BMBF-joint project
Duration: 01/11/2022 - 31/10/2025
Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Type of project: Participation in BMBF-joint project
Duration: 01/12/2021 - 30/11/2025
Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Type of project: Individual project
Duration: 01/05/2021 - 30/04/2025
Funded by: EC H2020 - Research and innovation actions
Type of project: EU-project hosted at University of Münster
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Talks

BIOCIVIS: Participation for securing the sustainability of and societal partaking in the bioeconomy
Victoria Hasenkamp, Carolin Bohn, Prof. Doris Fuchs, Prof. Bodo Philipp, Wiebke Walleck (11/11/2021)
Bioeconomy Policy and Governance: Origins, Impacts, and Recommendations, Online
Type of talk: scientific talk
Ökologisch-soziale Transformation in der Perspektive von "Laudato Si": Wirtschaften als Sozialprozess
Klinkenborg, Hannah; Fuchs, Doris (30/09/2021)
Zukunft der Solidarität im 21. Jahrhundert: Oswald von nell-Breuning weiterdenken, Hochschule Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt am Main
Type of talk: scientific talk
Economic growth as a structural defect of democracy? On the challenges of restructuring growth-dependent social institutions in pursuit of wellbeing within…
Gumbert, Tobias; Mamut, Pia; Fuchs, Doris (15/09/2021)
28. Wissenschaftlicher Kongress der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW), Online
Type of talk: scientific talk
Participation – Key Driver to a Democratic Transition into a Circular Bio-economy? A Critical Reflection using the Example of Processes for the Production of…
Bohn, Carolin; Fuchs, Doris; Hasenkamp, Victoria (01/12/2020)
ICEC 2020, Freiburg, Germany
Type of talk: scientific talk
Religious Communities as Change Agents: On the Contribution of Churches and Religions to a Socio-Ecological Transformation
Fuchs, Doris (23/10/2020)
Tagung der Justitia et Pax Kommission, Digital
Type of talk: practical talk
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Doctorates

Entwicklungsbezogene Politikkohärenz im Rohstoffsektor
Candidate: Laag, Benjamin | Supervisors: ???
Period of time: 01/10/2010 - today
Doctoral examination procedure finished at: Doctoral examination procedure at University of Münster
Environmental Bilateral Assistance and Environmental Policy Reform: The Story of Germany's Environmental Assistance to Indonesia (1999-2009)
Candidate: Siti Rokhmawati Susanto | Supervisors: Fuchs, Doris; Feske, Susanne
Period of time: 01/10/2009 - today
Doctoral examination procedure finished at: Doctoral examination procedure at University of Münster
Religion als Ressource in der europäischen und internationalen Klimapolitik (vorläufiger Titel)
Candidate: Klinkenborg, Hannah | Supervisors: Fuchs, Doris
Period of time: 01/10/2019 - 30/09/2022
Doctoral examination procedure finished at: Doctoral examination procedure at University of Münster
Religion as a Resource in European Climate Governance
Candidate: Klinkenborg, Hannah | Supervisors: Fuchs, Doris
Period of time: 01/10/2019 - 30/09/2022
Doctoral examination procedure finished at: Doctoral examination procedure at University of Münster
(Sustainable) political judgement in participatory processes
Candidate: Bohn, Carolin | Supervisors: Fuchs, Doris
Period of time: until 01/05/2022
Doctoral examination procedure finished at: Doctoral examination procedure at University of Münster
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