Jonathan Friedrich

Doctoral Researcher

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

T | +49 (0) 33432 82 425
E | jonathan.friedrich[at]

Research focus

Research on socio-technical transitions, transformative sustainability research, environmental conflicts and environmental justice, science and technology studies (STS)

Work experience and education

  • Since 2019 Junior Research Group BioKum
  • 2019 M.Sc. Geography: Resource analysis and management I Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2019 Scientific assistant „Politics of knowledge and non-knowledge: Agricultural biotechnology in India” I Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2017 Erasmus Mundus Inspire Scholarship I University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2016 B.Sc. Natural area and regional management I Hochschule für Forstwirtschaft Rottenburg am Neckar
  • 2013-2016 Student assistant „Hochschultag ländlicher Raum“ I Hochschule für Forstwirtschaft Rottenburg am Neckar

Selected Publications:


Friedrich J, Bunker I, Uthes S, Zscheischler J (2021) The potential of bioeconomic innovations to contribute to a social-ecological transformation – A case study in the livestock system. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. doi:

Friedrich J, Zscheischler J, Faust H (2021) Social-ecological transformation and COVID-19: the need to revisit working-class environmentalism. GAIA – Ecologic Persepctives for Science and Society. doi:


Friedrich J, Stahl J, Fitchett JM, Hoogendoorn G (2020) To beach or not to beach? Socio-economic factors influencing beach tourists’ perceptions of climate and weather in South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. doi: