Professor and chair of anthropology at the University of Bremen, Germany. She is past-president of the European Association of Social Anthropology and editor of its journal Social Anthropology. Her research includes the anthropology of energy and infrastructures as well as media practices.
Cultural anthropologist at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht/Institute of Coastal Research. Currently his main interest is the anthropology of climate change. He has published widely on climate science, coastal landscapes, environmental conflicts and renewable energies.