Dr. Wolfgang H. Serbser
Dr. phil. Dipl. soz. Wolfgang H. Serbser, studies in liberal arts at the University of Kassel, continued with sociology, politics, psychology and law at the Free University of Berlin. He earns his Doctor in philosophy at the University of Technology Berlin in 1997.
He was research fellow and assistant lecturer at the University of Technology Hamburg-Harburg, the University of Dortmund and the University of Technology Berlin in general sociology and in urban, rural and environmental sociology and assistant professor for sociology and human ecology at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus. Since 2006 he owns a project and science consulting agency in Berlin. Since 2006 he is speaker of the study group College of Liberal Arts and Human Ecology of the German Society for Human Ecology.
Since 2000 he is treasurer and member of the executive board of the German Society for Human Ecology. In 2004 Charter member of the Council for European Urbanism and member of the executive board of the homonymous German section since then. Since 2006 he is member of the board at large of the international Society for Human Ecology.
Current main research topics are “human ecology in the Chicago tradition”, processes of social change and sustainable development in our cities and regions and processes of innovation (e.g. in biosphere reserves). As speaker of the study group "college of Libaral Arts and Human Ecology" of the German Society for Human Ecology he stands for the foundation of a College for Human Ecology and Liberal Arts in Europe.