Marius Michel

Marius Michel

Research Associate

Marius Michel is a research associate in the joint project "DEMOKON - A Democratic Conflict Culture for the Energy Transition", where he deals with questions of public participation in energy transition infrastructure projects. His academic background lays, addition to political science, in practice-oriented participation research and public law. Furthermore, he is a certified mediator (§ 2 ZMediatAusbV). His current research interests are participation research with a special focus on the connection between theory and practice, the sustainable transformation of society, and deliberative citizen participation.

  • Since 04/2022 Research Associate at IASS
  • Since 04/2022 Research Associate at DIALOGIK nonprofit society for Communication and Cooperation Research (gGmbH), projects: RECIPES: Reconciling Science, Innovation and Precaution through Engagement of Stakeholders & ZuSkE: Future of sector coupling at the municipal level in Germany
  • 02/2022 Master of Science Public Planning and Participation at University of Stuttgart
  • 2021 Certified Mediator (§ 2 ZMediatAusbV)
  • Since 2017 Freelance conception, facilitation, moderation and mediation
  • 2020-2022 Research Assistant at DIALOGIK nonprofit society for Communication and Cooperation Research (gGmbH), projects: RiCoRT: Target group specific risk communication requirements during a long-lasting COVID-19 crisis; PAN-FIGHT: Fighting pandemics with enhanced risk communication & SCORCH: Supportive Risk Awareness and Communication to Reduce impact of Cross-Border Heatwave
  • 2017 Bachelor of Arts Political Science and Public Law at University of Mannheim
  • 2016-2019 Research Assistant at Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), Project 'Patterns of Law-making in Germany's Multilevel System'
  • 2015-2017 Projects and concepts on the subject of alternative mobility, Mobility Management Unit, City of Heidelberg
  • Participation processes and public participation
  • Design and facilitation of citizen/public and stakeholder participation
  • Mediation in participation processes
  • Participation in energy transition conflicts
  • Participation processes and public participation
  • Design and facilitation of citizen/public and stakeholder participation
  • Mediation in participation processes
  • Participation in energy transition conflicts

Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Mack, Birgit, Nonhoff, Laura, Tampe-Mai, Karolin, Dreyer, Marion, & Michel, Marius (2022). Risikokommunikation für infektionsschützendes Verhalten in einer lang andauernden Pandemie: Eine Praxishilfe am Beispiel der COVID-19-Pandemie. Stuttgart: DIALOGIK gemeinnützige Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- und Kooperationsforschung mbH. || SSOAR-Link: https://nbnresolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-78740-0