Humboldt-Professuren

Mit Margaret C. Crofoot (2018) und Anke Hoeffler (2019) haben zwei Professorinnen einen Ruf auf eine Humboldt-Professur an der Universität Konstanz angenommen. Die Wissenschaftlerinnen forschen in den Konstanzer Forschungsschwerpunkten Kollektives Verhalten und Ökologie (Crofoot) sowie Sozial- und Kognitionswissenschaften mit Schwerpunkt Ungleichheitsforschung (Hoeffler). Mit einer Fördersumme von je bis zu fünf Millionen Euro ist die Humboldt-Professur Deutschlands höchstdotierter Forschungspreis.

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Alexander von Humboldt Professor Anke Hoeffler, Professor of Development Research at the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz. Image: Christine Pietron/University of Konstanz

Why does violence persist and what are its consequences?

In her inaugural lecture, Alexander von Humboldt Professor Anke Hoeffler from the University of Konstanz’s Department of Politics and Public Administration will discuss various forms of interpersonal and political violence and their implications for the development of societies

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Two new Humboldt Professors

Margaret C. Crofoot and Anke Hoeffler have both accepted a Humboldt Professorship at the University of Konstanz. They will work in the university's research priorities Collective Behaviour and Ecology and Social and Cognitive Sciences with a Special Focus on Inequality Research, respectively. With funding in the amount of up to five million euros for each researcher, the Humboldt Professorship is Germany’s most highly endowed research prize.

Pioneer in Move­ment Eco­logy

US-American animal behaviour researcher Professor Margaret C. Crofoot, PhD, to take up post as Alexander von Humboldt Professor at the University of Konstanz

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