Michael Rose is a post-doctoral research and lecturer with the Professorship of Governance and Sustainability at the School of Sustainability at Leuphana University Lüneburg. He holds a diploma (2012, University of Bamberg) and a doctorate (2016, University of Düsseldorf) in Political Science. He is associate editor of the Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, co-convener of the Earth System Governance Taskforce on Knowledge Cumulation, and associated researcher at the project “Present Democracy for Future Generations” (NOVA University Lisbon). Research areas: sustainability governance, national sustainability institutions, proxy representation of future generations, intergenerational justice, institutions for future generations, real-world laboratories for sustainable development, and knowledge cumulation in environmental governance research.

Academic CV:

  • Since 2018: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Research Group on Governance, Participation and Sustainability, Faculty of Sustainability, Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • 2016-2018: Scientific Coordinator, head office, Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability, University of Wuppertal
  • 2015-2018: Research Fellow, project: Well-Being Transformation Wuppertal (WTW) - an Urban Transition Laboratory for Sustainable Economics, Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability, University of Wuppertal
  • 2014, 2016 & 2017: Lecturer at the Chair of Political Science II, University of Düsseldorf
  • 2012-2015: Doctoral research fellow (scholarship) at the interdisciplinary post graduate programme "Linkage in Democracy (LinkDe)", Institute of Social Sciences, University of Düsseldorf. Thesis: Future Generations in Present-Day Democracy: The Theory and Practice of Proxy Representation [in German]
  • 2009: Intern, research area "Peace and Sustainable Devlopment", Protestant Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (FEST), Heidelberg
  • 2005-2012: Student of Political Science (Diploma, equivalent to master's degree), including Public Administration, International Relations, and Philosophy, University of Bamberg. Thesis: Sustainability Indicators in Germany: Institutionalisation and Functions at Land Level [in German]