Miranda Boettcher

Project Scientist


IASS Project

  • Climate Engineering Microcosm

Research Interests

  • Global governance in the field of climate change
  • Global environmental politics
  • The interplay of language, knowledge and power in political decision-making

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since November 2015: Project Scientist, IASS Potsdam
  • 2014 - 2015: Research Analyst, Foresight Intelligence, Berlin
  • 2014 - 2015: Investigator, Mintz Group, San Francisco
  • 2010 - 2012: Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of International Relations, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • 2012: Conference Coordinator,  Marsilius Kolleg, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg                          
  • 2010 - 2012: MA in Political Science, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Selected Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Boettcher, M.; Gabriel, J and Harnisch, S. (2015): Scenarios on Stratospheric Albedo Modification in 2013,  SPP 1689 Scenario Workshop Report, Hamburg 22 - 24 March, 2015. Available at: http://www.youblisher.com/p/1216991-Miranda-Boettcher-M-A-Johannes-Gabriel-Dr-Sebastian-Harnisch-Prof-Dr/
  • Boettcher. M. (2015): Climate Engineering Research Symposium Blog, DFG SPP 1689 Current State and Future Perspectives: Climate Engineering Research Symposium, Berlin 7 - 10 July, 2015. Available at: http://www.spp-climate-engineering.de/Symposium_Blog.html
  • Boettcher, M. (2015): Erfahrungsbericht zum Thema Diskursanalyse (Research report on discourse analysis methodology), In: Methodologie, Methoden, Forschungsdesign: Ein Lehrbuch für fortgeschrittene Studierende der Politikwissenschaft , edited by Achim Hildebrandt, Sebastian Jäckle, Frieder Wolf, & Andreas Heindl. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Harnisch, S.; Uther, S. and Boettcher, M. (2015): From ‘go-slow’ to ‘gung-ho’? Comparing Climate Engineering discourses in the UK, the US and Germany. Global Environmental Politics, 15 (2).
  • Matzner, N. and Boettcher, M. (2013): Bridging the gaps – Summer Schools on Climate Engineering. EASST Review; European Association for the Study of Science & Technology, 32 (1).
  • Boettcher, M. and Kettner, S. (2010): Governing Climate Engineering – A Transdisciplinary Summer School. Marsilius Kolleg, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, September 2010. Available at: http://www.climate-engineering.uni-hd.de/md/climate-engineering/SummerSchool/MKSS/summer_school_report.pdf