Studied Biology and Human Ecology at the Universities of Salzburg and Vienna, graduate of the "Culture and Environment" program at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Vienna. Habilitation in Social Ecology at the University of Klagenfurt. Professor for sustainable resource use at the Institute of Social Ecology at the Department of Economics and Social Sciences (WISO) at BOKU.

Main areas of work: Environmental history, social metabolism and energy systems, land use and agricultural production systems, biophysical dimension of industrialization

ORCID: 0000-0002-9995-2372