Dr Simone Schleper (M.S.)


Research topics: Science and politics of nature conservation (esp. 20th and 21st century); environmental discourse and policymaking; (history of) environmental organizations and NGOs; history of ecology; environmental management and monitoring; human-wildlife conflicts in the Anthropocene.

Methods: qualitative methods (archival research, interviewing)

My projects: Two of my recent case studies concerned spatial conflicts between migratory wildebeest and local human communities in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and mitigation efforts to allow for the migration of North American caribou close to the resource extraction infrastructures of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.