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Department of Social Sciences

Katharina Schrot


Social Research Centre Dortmund (sfs)

Evinger Platz 17, Room 5


Tel.: +49 231 755 90226

Fax: +49 231 755 90205


Research Associate
Research area Transformative governance in cities and regions

Focus of work

Actor constellations in multi-stakeholder processes
Regional climate adaptation
Social innovations in the field of sustainability

  • Since May 2017: Research Associate at the Social Research Centre, research area Transformative governance in cities and regions
  • December 2015–April 2017: Research Assistant, Social Research Centre, TU Dortmund University
  • 2013–2017: Master of Arts in Social Science, study programme "Globalization, Transnationalization, Governance", Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2010–2013: Bachelor of Arts in "Economy and Politics in Eastern Asia", Ruhr University Bochum

2019–2023: Evolving Regions

2018–2019: iResilience: Social innovations and smart city infrastructures for the resilient city of the fu­ture (iRes) (R&D stage)

2018–2019: Joint project "EnerChange: Spaltung in NRW überwinden – Energiewende für alle kommunizieren" as part of the virtual institute (VI) "Transformation - Energiewende NRW", research cluster Mentalities and patterns of behaviour

2017–2018: Aufbau einer regionalen Handlungsbasis in drei Regionen in NRW zur Umsetzung einer integrierten Klimaanpassung in regionalen Akteursnetzwerken [Establishing a regional basis for action in three regions in NRW for the implementation of integrated climate adaptation in regional actor networks]

2016–2017: KoSI-LAB: Kommunale Labore sozialer Innovation