Christoph Kueffer

  • Editors-in-Chief

    Geobotanisches Institut, CHN G 21.1, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, Universitätstrasse 16, 8092, Zürich, Switzerland

  • Qualifications
    2013 Habilitation in plant and global change ecology, D-USYS, ETH Zurich
    2006 PhD in Plant Ecology, ETH Zurich
    2000 Master in Environmental Sciences, ETH Zurich

    Since 2009 Senior scientist, D-USYS, ETH Zurich
    2007 – 2009 Postdoc, University of Hawaii, USA
    2006 – 2007 Scientific staff, td-net, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
    2005 – 2006 Assistant, Environmental philosophy group, D-UWIS, ETH Zurich
    2002 – 2005 Consultant, Seychelles Ministry of Environment
    2000 – 2001 Scholarship at Collegium Helveticum, ETH Zurich

    Other professional activities
    Since 2013 Co-founder and Co-chair, working group 'Environmental Humanities' of SAGUF
    Since 2012 Steering committee, Swiss Academic Society for Environmental Research and Ecology (SAGUF)
    Since 2012 Steering committee, Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA)
    Since 2011 Associate Editor, Diversity and Distributions
    Since 2009 Editor-in-Chief, Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics
    Since 2009 Fellow, Network of Young Scientists, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University
    Since 2006 Member, working group ‘Knowledge Exchange – Knowledge Management for Sustainable Development’ of SAGUF (
    Since 2005 Coordinator, Mountain Invasion Research Network (MIREN) (
    Since 2003 Editor, Kapisen – Seychelles Plant Conservation Newsletter (
    2001 – 2009 Co-founder and executive committee member, seed sustainability – platform for transdisciplinary research for sustainability (

    Since 2011 Lecturer, University of Zurich
    Since 2009 Lecturer, D-USYS, ETH Zurich
    Since 2006 Lecturer, D-ITET, ETH Zurich


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