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Dr. Daniela KLEINSCHMIT Professor of Forest and Environmental Policy, Department of Forest Sciences, University of Freiburg


1993-1998 Studied Forestry Sciences and Social Sciences at the University of Göttingen
1998-2003 Doctoral Thesis in the area of Forest Policy (Contribution of the media to political success)
2003 Post-doc at the University of Hamburg on Agricultural Policy
2004-2008 Head of research group on international forest discourses at the University of Göttingen
2008 Researcher in agricultural policy at the University of Göttingen
2008-2010 Assistant Professor on Forest Policy at the Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU) in Uppsala
2010-2014 Associate Professor on Forest Policy at SLU


International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) - Member of the management committee, board and coordinator of Division 9 (Forest Policy and Economics)
Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry
Member of the Global Forest Expert Panel 2009/2010 International Forest Governance, 2014/2015 Forest and Food Security


Kleinschmit, D. (2012): Confronting the demands of a deliberative public sphere with media constraints. In: Forest Policy and Economics 16: 71-80
Kleinschmit, D. /Sjöstedt, V. (2013): Between science and politics: The Swedish newspaper reporting on forests in a changing climate. In: Environmental Science and Policy 35: 117-127
Kleinschmit, D./Hauger Lindstad, B./Jellesmark Thorsen, B./Toppinen, A./Roos, A./Baardsen, S. (2014): Shades of green: a social scientific view on bioeconomy in the forest sector. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 29(4): 402-410
Pülzl, H. / Kleinschmit, D. /Arts, B. (2014): Bioeconomy - an emerging meta-discourse affecting forest discourses?. In Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 29(4): 386-393
Kleinschmit, D., Sijapati Basnett, B., Martin, A., Rai, N.D., Smith-Hall, C., Dawson, N.M., Hickey, G., Neufeldt, H., Ojha, H.R., Walelign, S.Z. (2015): Drivers of Forests and Tree-based Systems for Food Security and Nutrition In: Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition: A Global Assessment Report Vienna. IUFRO World Series 33, Vienna: 87-110


Stipend of the graduation foundation of Lower Saxony, 200-2001