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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dr.
Daniel Hermann

Management of the digital Circular Economy

Institute for Food and
Resource Economics (ILR)

Nußallee 21, 53115 Bonn

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Daniel Hermann took over the professorship "Management of the digital Circular Economy" at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bonn on October 1, 2022. After completing his master's degree at the University of Hohenheim, he moved to the University of Göttingen to do his doctorate, where he received his PhD in 2016 from the agricultural faculty in the field of farm management. He then received his second PhD in 2018 from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Göttingen in the field of experimental economics.

His research focuses on individual decision behavior along the agricultural value chain, economic preferences and the consequences of digital transformation in agribusiness. In addition, sustainability of production systems and the effect of changing climatic conditions are research interests. A special focus is on interdisciplinary cooperation at the interface of economics and agricultural economics.



Prof. Dr.
Alexandra Brutzer

Didactics of
Agriculture and Nutrition

Institute of Nutritional and Food Sciences

Katzenburgweg 1, 53115 Bonn

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Prof. Dr. Alexandra Brutzer has taken over the professorship of Didactics of Agriculture and Nutrition as of September 1, 2022. There she is responsible for the teacher training "Lehramt an Berufskollegs" with the vocational specializations "Agricultural Science" as well as "Nutrition and Home Economics".

Her research focuses, among other things, on the design of teaching/learning arrangements in the above-mentioned vocational specializations, the occupational segment of personal/household services, dealing with heterogeneity, professionalization for inclusive teaching-learning settings, and the significance/consequences of digital transformation in the professions of agronomy and nutrition/home economics. Another area of interest relates to the study entry phase in vocational teacher education programs, which is to be seen as an important factor in the context of study success.

Previously, Prof. Dr. Brutzer held the professorship of vocational and business education at the University of Kassel for three and a half years and worked for more than ten years as a research assistant/ teacher for special tasks at the professorship of vocational education at the University of Giessen.

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