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Andreas Klinke

Dr. Andreas Klinke, M.A. (University of Stuttgart, Germany), Ph.D. (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)

Phone: (709) 639-4307


Office:  FC2016


Associate Professor – Environmental Studies


Dr. Andreas Klinke is Associate Professor in Environmental Policy at the Environmental Policy Institute at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus, since September 2011. He was previously the head of a social science research group on governance at the Aquatic Research Institute of the ETH-domain in Switzerland from 2006 to 2011 and lecturer for risk management at King's College in London 2004-2006. Prior to this he was a research associate at the Center of Technology Assessment in Stuttgart, Germany, and at the German Scientific Advisory Council on Global Change. Andreas Klinke has a master degree in political science and sociology from the University of Stuttgart. He received his doctoral degree in political science at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. His doctoral thesis analyzes the public deliberation and participation on the Great Lakes regime between Canada and the USA, which has been published as a monograph under the title "Demokratisches Regieren jenseits des Staates. Deliberative Politik im nordamerikanischen Große Seen-Regime" in 2006.


  • Governance and public policy analysis (e.g. water, natural resources, environmental risks)
  • Transformation and institutional dynamics of environmental governance
  • International environmental politics
  • Social science risk research
  • Participation and deliberation
  • International relations
  • Inter- and trans-disciplinary research​

Chair, Environmental Studies

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS387
Phone: (709) 639-2552