Viola Gerlach

Scientific associate of the director Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn
+49 331 28822-464


Curriculum Vitae

  • Viola Gerlach M.A., since May 2016 scientific associate of Prof. Ortwin Renn, studied Political Sciences and Sociology at the University of Stuttgart and Universitá degli Studi di Firenze (Florenz, Italien). Her main research focus is on risk perception and risk communication. She has built up extensive scientific knowledge, relating especially to climate change, natural hazards and energy policy. She also offers considerable expertise in conceptualizing dialogue formats and has more than 10 years’ experience in facilitating transdisciplinary dialogues.