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Karin Dobernig

Dr. Karin Dobernig
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CV

2016-2018
Research Associate Post-Doc, Institute for Ecological Economics
2013
Visiting Scholar, New York University, USA
since 2010
Research Assistant, Institute for Ecological Economics

Researcher Identifier

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Awards and Honors

2018
Innovative Teaching Award, WU Vienna

Classifications

  • 4924 Sustainable development, sustainable economics (Details)

Expertise

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Activities

Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2018 Journal of Cleaner Production
  since 2015 International Journal of Consumer Studies
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2013 Green ICT for Sustainable Consumption? Exploring Emerging Policies and Open Research Questions
  2012 Green ICT for Growth and Sustainability? Linking Science and Policy
Organization other meeting (Excursion etc.)
  2011 Vienna Workshop on Sustainable Development for Doctoral Students (VWSD)
Research and Teaching Stay
  since 2013 New York University, USA - Visiting Scholar
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2013 Urban Agriculture Conference, New York University, New York City, USA
  2013 Just Food Conference 2013, New York City, USA
  2013 Feedings Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  2012 Social Ecological Economics Workshop, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria
  2012 Post-graduate workshop on advanced research methods, Association for Heterodox Economics, London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom
  2012 Interdisciplinary PhD Workshop in Sustainable Development, Columbia University, New York City, USA
  2012 2nd European Dialogue on Sustainable Consumption and Economic Growth, Brussels, Belgium
  2011 Thor Heyerdahl Summer School on Environmental Governance: Institutions for Sustainable Development, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
  2011 Summer School of Social Science Data Analysis, University of Essex, Colchester, England
  2011 1st European Dialogue on Sustainable Consumption and Economic Growth, Berlin, Germany
Mentoring
  since 2012 oikos Vienna, International Student Organization for Sustainable Economics and Management - Advisory Board Member

Publications

Journal article

2018 Schanes, Karin, Dobernig, Karin, Gözet, Burcu. 2018. Food waste matters - A systematic review of household food waste practices and their policy implications. Journal of Cleaner Production. 182 978-991. open access (Details)
2016 Mincyte, Diana, Dobernig, Karin. 2016. Rethinking Work and Distance in Alternative Agro-Food Economies: Urban Farming in the North American Metropolis. Environment and Planning A 48 (9), 1767-1786. (Details)
2015 Dobernig, Karin, Stagl, Sigrid. 2015. Growing a lifestyle movement? Exploring identity-work and lifestyle politics in urban food cultivation. International Journal of Consumer Studies 39 (5): S. 452-458. (Details)
2010 Dobernig, Karin, Lobinger, Katharina, Wetzstein, Irmgard. 2010. Covering Conflict: Differences in Visual and Verbal Coverage on the Gaza-­Crisis 2009 in Four Weekly News Media. Journal of Visual Literacy 29 (1): 88-105. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2017 Spash, Clive L., Dobernig, Karin. 2017. Theories of (un)sustainable consumption. In: Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature & Society, Hrsg. Clive L. Spash, 203-2013. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. (Details)
2016 Dobernig, Karin, Veen, Esther , Oosterveer, Peter. 2016. Growing Urban Food as an Emerging Social Practice. In: Practice Theory and Research: Exploring the dynamics of social life, Hrsg. Spaargaren, G., D. Weenink and M. Lamers, 153-178. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2014 Sedlacko, Michal, Martinuzzi, Robert-Andre, Dobernig, Karin. 2014. A Systems Thinking View on Cloud Computing and Energy Consumption. In Proceedings of the 2014 conference ICT for Sustainability, Hrsg. Mattias Höjer, Patricia Lago, Josefin Wangel, 95-102. Amsterdam: Atlantis Press. (Details)
2011 Cent, Joanna, Lawton, Ricky , Dobernig, Karin. 2011. Knowledge Brokerage in the Science-Policy Interface: An institutional perspective. In Proceedings of the Thor Heyerdahl Summer School in Environmental Governance: Institutions for Sustainable Development, Vol. 1., Hrsg. Movik, Synne and Arild Vatn, 1-14. Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway: (Details)
2009 Dobernig, Karin, Lobinger, Katharina, Wetzstein, Irmgard. 2009. Who's in the picture about war? A content analysis of reports on the Gaza-Crisis 2009 in four news media. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Image Processing 2009, Hrsg. Xiao, Yingcai, Tomaz Amon, and Piet Kommers, 177-183. Algarve, Portugal: IADIS Press. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2018 Dobernig, Karin, Schanes, Karin. 2018. Domestic spaces and beyond: Consumer food waste in the context of shopping and storing routines. 3rd International Conference of the Sustainable Consumption and Production Initiative (SCORAI), Copenhagen Business School, Dänemark, 27.06.-29.06. (Details)
2017 Dobernig, Karin, Schanes, Karin. 2017. Tackling the Consumer Food Waste Dilemma: An exploration of household strategies and lock-ins. ERSCP2017: European Roundtable of Sustainable Consumption and Production, Skiathos Island, Griechenland, 01.10.-05.10. (Details)
2016 Dobernig, Karin. 2016. Lebensmittelabfälle als Konsum(enten)problem? Eine qualitative Studie zu Perspektiven und Praktiken von urbanen Haushalten, September 2016, University of Graz. . Multiperspektivische Verbraucherforschung, 2. Symposium des Netzwerks ¿Konsum Neu Denken" University of Graz, Österreich, 22.09.-23.09. (Details)
2015 Dobernig, Karin. 2015. The Enthusiasm for Urban Food Growing from a Cultural Political Economy Perspective. Transformations: 11th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, University of Leeds, Großbritannien, 30.06-03.07. (Details)
2014 Dobernig, Karin. 2014. Back to the Roots?! Exploring Urban Agriculture in the North American Metropolis. WU Competence Day, Vienna, Österreich, 18.11. (Details)
  Dobernig, Karin, Mincyte, Diana. 2014. Rethinking Work and Distance in Alternativen Agro-Food Networks: An Exploration of Urban Farming in the North American Metropolis. 26th Annual EAEPE Conference, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Zypern, 06.11.-08.11. (Details)
  Sedlacko, Michal, Martinuzzi, Robert-Andre, Dobernig, Karin. 2014. A Systems Thinking View on Cloud Computing and Energy Consumption. 2nd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability, Stockholm, Schweden, 24.8-28.9. (Details)
  Dobernig, Karin. 2014. Going Hyper-Local? Exploring Urban Farming in New York City. ISEE 2014: Wellbeing and Equity Within Planetary Boundaries, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Island, 13.08.-15.08. (Details)
  Dobernig, Karin. 2014. Urban Farms as New Sites of Consumption. SCORAI Europe Workshop on Sustainable Consumption, London, Großbritannien, 30.09.-01.10. (Details)
2013 Dobernig, Karin, Mincyte, Diana. 2013. Alternative Economies Unbound: Urban Farms as Spaces of Consumption and Production. SCORAI 2013: The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints, Worcester, MA, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 12.06.-14.06. (Details)
  Dobernig, Karin. 2013. We Are What We Grow: Exploring Motivations for Urban Farming in New York City. Yale Food Systems Symposium: Urbanization and Food Systems Transformation, Yale University, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 18.10.-19.10. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Schanes, Karin, Dobernig, Karin, Gözet, Burcu. 2017. Waste Matters: A Systematic Review of Household Food Waste Practices And Their Policy Implications. 18. Österreichischer Klimatag, Universität Wien, Österreich, 22.05.-24.05. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2017 Spash, Clive L., Dobernig, Karin. 2017. Theories of (Un)sustainable Consumption. Discussion Paper Series of the Institute for Multilevel Governance and Development, WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. (Details)
2013 Dobernig, Karin, Scholl, Gerd, Brumbauer, Tanja, Grubbe, Magnus. 2013. Green ICT for Sustainable Consumption? Exploring Emerging Policies and Open Research Questions. Background Paper. 2nd Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event. (Details)
2011 Pirgmaier, Elke, Dobernig, Karin, Polzin, Christine, Scholl, Gerd, Sedlacko, Michal. 2011. Background Paper. 1st European Dialogue on Sustainable Consumption and Economic Growth. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2018 Foster, Gillian Joanne, Dobernig, Karin, Gruszka, Katarzyna, Schanes, Karin, de Schutter, Elisabeth Marie Louise. 2018. Chapter 5. Sustainable Consumption and Production. In Lutter, S., Luks, F., Stagl, S. (Eds.), Towards a Socio-Ecological Transformation of the Economy. Background Report for “Growth in Transition”. Vienna: Institute for Ecological Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business. (Details)

Miscellaneous

2016 Schanes, Karin, Dobernig, Karin, Gözet, Burcu. 2016. Climate Change & Consumption: An Inseparable Couple? Kurswechsel, Heft 3/2016. (Details)

Projects

2019
High-dimensional statistical learning: New methods to advance economic and sustainability policies (2019-2023) (Details)
2016
FoodClim: Reducing the contribution of food waste to Austria’s GHG emissions (2016-2018) (Details)
2011
RESPONDER - Linking REsearch and POlicy making for managing the contradictions of sustaiNable consumption anD economic gRowth (2011-2014) (Details)
2010
Environmentally significant behaviours: Insights from Neuroscience ("Green Neuroeconomics") (2010-2010) (Details)