Environment and Development Economics

Rebecca Stecker M.A.

Short CV

October 2013-April 2014: Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Thematic Field A: ‘Global Governance and Regional Integration’: Visiting Fellow

August-November 2011: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis: Visiting Scholar

Since November 2009: Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Environment and Development Economics: Researcher, Doctoral candidate in political science (thesis adviser Prof. Annette Elisabeth Töller); topic: ‘How do new policy fields emerge? A theoretical and empirical analysis of the German climate change adaptation policy‘

August 2008-July 2009: Institute for Ecological Economy Research, Heidelberg, Research field ‘Ecological Product Policy‘: Researcher

October 2003-June 2008: Philipps- Universität Marburg:  Magister Artium (German equivalent of MA), Major: Political Science; Minor: Sociology and Peace and Conflict Studies Thesis: ‘Environmental policy of the European Union – political strategies and patterns’

Research Interests

Policy Analysis, Institutionalism, Environmental Policy, Social-Ecological-Systems Analysis, Adaptation to Climate Change

Articles in journals (with peer review)

Stecker, Rebecca; Mohns, Till; Eisenack, Klaus (2012): Anpassung an den Klimawandel - Agenda Setting und Politikintegration in Deutschland. Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht 2/2012, pp. 179-208.

Eisenack, Klaus; Stecker, Rebecca (2012): A Framework for Analyzing Climate Change Adaptations as Actions, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 243-260.

Eisenack, Klaus; Stecker, Rebecca; Reckien, Diana; Hoffmann, Esther (2012): Adaptation to Climate Change in the Transport Sector: a Review of Actions and Actors, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 451-469.

Articles in journals without peer-review

Stecker, Rebecca; Pechan, Anna (2012): Politische Anpassungsstrategien an die Folgen des Klimawandels. Nun sagt, wie habt ihr es mit der Nachhaltigkeit? Ökologisches Wirtschaften 3/2012, S. 18-19.

Stecker, Rebecca; Eisenack, Klaus (2011): Internationale Adaptationspolitik. Vom Bottom-up  in der Theorie zum Top-down in der Praxis. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 2/2011, S. 28-29.

Stecker, Rebecca (2008): Lobbyschlacht in Brüssel. Impact Assessments und Beteiligungsverfahren. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 4/2008, S. 21-22.

Articles in collected volumes

Raggamby, Anneke von; Rubik, Frieder; Knoblauch, Doris; Stecker, Rebecca (2012): Quality Requirements for Sustainability Assessments. In: Raggamby, Anneke von; Rubik, Frieder (Ed.) Sustainable Development, Evaluation and Policy Making. Theory, Practice and Quality Assurance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.  pp. 209-240.

Discussion papers and project reports

Stecker, Rebecca (2012): Institutional challenges of water governance to adapt to a changing climate – a case study of the Rhine. Paper presented at the 4th ECPR Graduate Student Conference, 4th-6th July, Bremen.

Jepsen, Dirk; Reintjes, Norbert; Rubik, Frieder; Stecker, Rebecca;  Engel, Florian; Eisenhauer, Patrik; Schomerus, Thomas; Spengler, Laura (2011): Grundkonzeption eines produktbezogenen Top-Runner-Modells auf der EU-Ebene. UBA Texte Nr. 36/2011. Umweltbundesamt.

Stecker, Rebecca; Marscheider, Nils; Petersen, Maren; Hoffmann, Esther (2011):  Anpassung an den Klimawandel in der Energiewirtschaft – eine Aufgabe für die Politik ?, Dokumentation des Branchenworkshops vom 05. April 2011, Universität Oldenburg & Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung, Oldenburg / Berlin (available via www.climate-chameleon.de).

Stecker, Rebecca; Pechan, Anna; Steinhäuser, Jan Micha; Rotter, Maja; Scholl, Gerd; Eisenack, Klaus (2011): Why are utilities reluctant to adapt to climate change? Report. Oldenburg/Berlin (available via www.climate-chameleon.de).

Reviewer

Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy  

Conservation & Society

International Journal of the Commons

Conferences & Presentations

How do new policy fields emerge? A theoretical and empirical analysis of the German climate change adaptation policy, Doctoral Colloquium of Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, 22. October 2013.

Session Chair, Uncertainties in the context of Earth system governance, its goals, effects and costs, ICYESS 2013, Interdisciplinary Conference of Young Earth System Scientists 2013: Understanding and Interpreting Uncertainty, 23.-25. September, Universität Hamburg, KlimaCampus (with Andreas Schmidt, Uni Hamburg).

Member of the organizing committee, ICYESS 2013, Interdisciplinary Conference of Young Earth System Scientists 2013: Understanding and Interpreting Uncertainty, 23.-25. September, Universität Hamburg, KlimaCampus.

Institutional challenges of water governance to adapt to a changing climate – a case study of the Rhine, Second Nordic International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, 29th -31st Aug. 2012, Helsinki (Poster).

Adaptation to climate change – agenda setting and policy integration in Germany, Second Nordic International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, 29th -31st Aug. 2012, Helsinki.

Panel Chair, 4th ECPR Graduate Student Conference: ‘Environment, Energy, Equity and Ecology: Empirical Evidence from Policy Analysis’, 4th - 6th July 2012, Bremen (with Mansee Bal, Uni Rotterdam).

Institutional challenges of water governance to adapt to a changing climate, 4th ECPR Graduate Student Conference, 4th - 6th July 2012, Bremen.

Institutional challenges in adapting water governance to climate change, Colloquium Series of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. 5. Oktober 2011, Indiana University, Bloomington.

How should adaptation to climate change be integrated in national policy? 9th International conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics. 14.-17. Juni 2011, Istanbul (Poster).

Chair, special sessions ‘Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change - Socioeconomic, Biophysical and Theoretical Perspectives’, 11th Biennial International Society for Ecological Economics Conference, 22.-25. August 2010, Oldenburg (with Klaus Eisenack, Uni Oldenburg).

 

 

 

Contact:

Campus Haarentor, A5-0-035
Tel.  +49 (0) 441 - 798 - 4169
Fax +49 (0) 441-798 - 4170

rebecca.stecker(at)uni-oldenburg.de