Nora Hofstetter

Nora Hofstetter

Academic Officer of Director

Nora Hofstetter joined the IASS in July 2016 as an academic officer under IASS Scientific Director Patrizia Nanz. She provides content-oriented and strategic support to Patrizia Nanz and is responsible for the institute’s organizational development in the area of diversity. Her own research focuses on the analysis of power in spoken interactions.

She has more than five years of experience as a facilitator of group processes and as a trainer on anti-racism, gender, and the critique of development cooperation.

Nora Hofstetter studied sustainability and social sciences in Basel, Bremen, and Toulouse. Her Master’s thesis offers an analysis of the role of power in a deliberative process within international environmental governance.