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educator , Environmental scientist

Jens Newig, German environmental scientist, educator. Achievements include research in theory of symbolic environmental legislation; research in public participation in environmental decisions. Grantee, German Ministry Education and Research, 2003-2006; scholar, United States Congress, German Bundestag, 1987-1988, German National Academic Foundation, 1992-1998, Volkswagen Foundation, 1999—2001. Member of International Sociological Association.

Background

Newig, Jens was born on May 3, 1970 in Kiel, Germany. Son of Jürgen and Helga Newig.

Education

Degree in Environmental Engineering, University Paris 7, 1996. Diploma in Geoecology, University Bayreuth, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Law, Technology University Dresden, 2001.

Career

Assistant professor University Osnabrück, Germany, since 2001. Co-coordinator Research Project PartizipA, 2003—2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in theory of symbolic environmental legislation. Research in public participation in environmental decisions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Public Participation, Sustainability - Political Economy Perspectives, 2005. Editor-in-chief: Journal Association Geoecology in Germany, 1995-1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of International Sociological Association.

Connections

Married Antje Schulze, May 23, 2003.

father:
Jürgen Newig

mother:
Helga Newig

spouse:
Antje Schulze