Working Group Economic Geography

Qualifications & Employment

Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Economic Geography 1992, University of Utrecht (Netherlands), including research stays at university of Bochum, Germany (one year), Heidelberg, Germany (six months) and Durham, UK (six months). Thesis: Regional innovation policy: case-studies from the Ruhr area, Baden-Württemberg and the North East of England
  • Master's degree in Human Geography 1990, University of Utrecht (Netherlands). Dissertation: Innovatiebevordering in Baden-Württemberg (Innovations Policies in Baden-Württemberg)

 

Employment

  • since 04/2007: Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Kiel, Germany (Dept. of Geography)
  • since 06/2012: Visiting Professor in the School of Geography, Politics & Sociology (Centre for Urban & Regional Development Studies (CURDS)), Newcastle University, UK
  • 04/2007-03/2010: Adjunct Professor of Economic Geography at the Univerity of Oslo, Norway, Dept. of Sociology and Human Geography
  • 08/2005-03/2007: Professor of Economic Geography at the Univerity of Oslo, Norway, Dept. of Sociology and Human Geography
  • 04/2004-07/2005: Temporary Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Dept. of Geography
  • 06/2000-03/2004: Research Fellow at the University of Bonn, Germany, Dept. of Geography, Socio-Economics of Space
  • 10/1999-05/2000: Consultant at Technopolis B.V., Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 02/1998-09/1999: Visiting Research Fellow at the Science & Technology Policy Institute (STEPI), Seoul, South Korea
  • 10/1994-01/1998: Research Fellow at the University of Dortmund, Germany, Faculty of Spatial Planning, Dept. of Spatial Planning in Europe
  • 03/1992-09/1994: Research Fellow at the Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), the Netherlands
  • 1990-1991: Research Assistant (AIO) at University of Utrecht, the Netherlands