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lawyer , political scientist

Peter Thomas Knoepfel, Swiss lawyer, political scientist. Achievements include research in environmental, cultural, agriculture policies. Numerous grants, Numerous Organization, since 1979. Member legislative City Council, Crissier VD, Switzerland, since 1987; Member of Swiss Association Political Science (member committee, president 1987—2009).

Background

Knoepfel, Peter Thomas was born on July 17, 1949 in Teufen, Arkansas, Switzerland. Son of Walter Knoepfel and Hildegard Knoepfel-Reifler.

Education

Doctor iuris, University Bern, Switzerland, 1976.

Career

Assistant University Bern, Institute Public Law, since 1972. Research fellow Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Germany, since 1976. Ordinary professor IDHEAP, Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1982.

Visiting professor University Kassel, Germany, since 1979, Institute Sociology Law, Oñati, Spain, since 2002, Autonomous University Barcelona, Barcelona, since 2003. Senior lecturer Free University Berlin, since 1978, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1989, IEPI University Grenoble, France, since 2004, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, since 2007. Professor University Lausanne, Switzerland, since 2007, University Iof Berne, Switzerland, since 2008.

Director IDHEAP, Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in environmental, cultural, agriculture policies.

Membership

Member legislative City Council, Crissier VD, Switzerland, since 1987. Member of Swiss Association Political Science (member committee, president 1987—2009).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, travel.

Connections

Married Katrin Knoepfel. Children: Martina, Lukas, Miriam.

father:
Walter Knoepfel

mother:
Hildegard Knoepfel-Reifler

spouse:
Katrin Knoepfel

child:
Martina Knoepfel

child:
Lukas Knoepfel

child:
Miriam Knoepfel