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Our Team

Team Members

Tabea Bork-Hüffer

Tabea Bork-Hüffer

Full Professor, Research Group Leader

Tabea works on how practices and power relations shape spaces and societies. She is a geographer whose work is characterised by an interdisciplinary outreach, and a focus on cross-sectional topics – especially digitisation, mobilities, and urbanisation as well as their interrelations.

Katja Kaufmann

Katja Kaufmann

Post-Doc, Researcher

Katja is a communications scholar focusing on the everyday practices of mobile media use and their ethical and methodological implications for developing new methods.

Belinda Mahlknecht

Belinda Mahlknecht

PhD Candidate, Researcher

Belinda has completed her Teachers Training diploma in Geography and History at the University of Innsbruck where she is currently doing her PhD. Belinda’s research focuses on pupils and their practices at the institution school as well as in the digital space, especially in the context of (cyber-)bullying.

Simon A. Bunchuay-Peth

Simon A. Bunchuay-Peth

Post-Doc, Researcher

Simon is a human geographer by traning focusing on social geography in the global south. He studied development geography, anthropology and development economics, at the University of Bonn and has over ten years research experience on human development, climate change adaptation, human mobility and migration.

Christoph Schimmel

Christoph Schimmel

PhD Candidate, Researcher

Christoph is a geographer focussing his current research on the system of academic knowledge production and the publishing industry with a detailed perspective on the Open Access transition.

Christoph Straganz

Christoph Straganz

PhD Candidate, Researcher

Christoph is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck researching pupils and their practices at the institution school as well as in the digital space.

Student team members

Ferdinand Brielmair

Ferdinand Brielmair

Student Assistant

E-MailFerdinand.Brielmair@uibk.ac.at

Ferdinand is collaborating on the COV-identities project with a focus on distance education during the pandemic, as well as the potential redesign of distance and face-to-face education during the ongoing pandemic and in post-pandemic futures.

Fields of interest
  • Wdistance learning
  • Weducation
  • Wdigitisation
Lukas Emrich

Lukas Emrich

Student Assistant

E-MailLukas.Emrich@uibk.ac.at

Lukas is supporting the team by coordinating interdisciplinary research within the working group of the Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG 11 – sustainable cities and communities) of the UniNEtZ project

Fields of interest
  • Wsustainability transformations
  • W(urban) commons
  • W“kritische Geographien”
  • W(urban) space
Jacqueline Kowalski

Jacqueline Kowalski

Student Assistant

E-MailJacqueline.Kowalski@uibk.ac.at

Jacqueline supports the DigitAS project in the research on technology-human relations and digital geographies. Furthermore, she works as tutor for our courses “New Cultural Geography and Beyond” and “Population and Social Geography”.

Fields of interest
  • Whuman-environment-technology relations
  • Wmobile methods
  • WSoutheast Asia and Brasil
  • Wall the other exciting topics in this world
Andrea Markl

Andrea Markl

Student Assistant

E-MailAndrea.Markl@uibk.ac.at

Andrea is supporting our team by doing literature research focusing on topics associated with digitisation and societal change. Furthermore, she is involved in the development of new project proposals and publications.

Publications
Fields of interest
  • Wdigitisation
  • Wintersection of online and offline spaces
  • WcON/FFlating spaces
Jan Misera

Jan Misera

Student Assistant

E-MailJan.Misera@student.uibk.ac.at

Jan supports the DigitAS-project in the research on digital spatial perception and augmented realities, mainly by analyzing quantitative data and conducting literature research.

Fields of interest
  • Wmigration
  • Wdigitisation
  • Wgovernance
  • Wsustainability transformations
  • Whuman development
Lisa Pichler

Lisa Pichler

Student Assistant

E-MailLisa.Pichler@uibk.ac.at

Lisa is collaborating mainly in the DigitAS-project by doing literature research, project management and organizing offline and online events (e.g. conferences).

Fields of interest
  • Wsustainability & climate change education
  • Wdigitalisation
  • Wteaching methodology in geography

former team members

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Geographisches Institut Innsbruck
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