Dr. Jana Zscheischler

Head of project

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research
Eberswalder Str. 84
15374 Müncheberg

T | +49 (0) 33432 82 399
E | jana.zscheischler@zalf.de

Research Focus:

Innovations for Sustainable Land Management, Transformative Sustainability Science, Environmental conflicts and justice, Urban-rural interlinkages, Future agricultural systems (Digitalization)

Experiences and Education:

since 2019 Junior research group BioKum

2018 -2019 Head of project „Innovations for Sustainable Land Management“ (Scientific Coordination Project)

2016 – 2018 ginkoo-project, Zentrum Technik und Gesellschaft, Technische Universität Berlin

2014 -2017 PhD project at Thaer Institute (final grade: „summa cum laude“) , Humboldt Universität Berlin

2011 M.Sc. Environmental Protection| Universität Rostock

2008 PR-Volontariat, Reporters without Borders, e.V.

2007 DAAD Fellowship UNAN León, Nicaragua

2006 M.A. Communication Sciences | Technische Universität Berlin

Selected Publications:


Friedrich, J., Zscheischler, J., Faust, H. Social-ecological transformation and Covid-19: The need to revisit working-class environmentalism in Germany. In GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 30/1: 18-22. doi: https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.30.1.5

Rogga,S., Zscheischler, J. (2021). Opportunity, balancing act, challenge – doing PhDs in transdisciplinary research projects. In Environmental Science and Policy, 120 (2021,) 138-144. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2021.03.009


Zscheischler, J. (2020) Zur Gestaltung transdisziplinärer und transformativer Forschungsprozesse: Lernen von Beispielen aus der Forschungspraxis. GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 29/3: 186–187. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.29.3.10