Dr. Dorothea Wehrmann

Function: Project Lead & Senior Researcher

Specialization: Sociology

Work areas:

  • Aid effectiveness & Agenda 2030
  • international and transnational cooperation
  • partnerships and networks, private sector engagement
  • Arctic and Antarctic politics


since 1/2018 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Senior Researcher, Research Programme "Inter- and transnational cooperation"
10/2018 - 3/2019 University of Bielefeld,
8/2017-12/2017 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
10/2013-4/2017 University of Bielefeld
Promotion: "Polar Entanglements? (Critical) Geopolitics of the Changing Polar Regions in Inter-American Perspective"
10/2016-3/2017 University of Bielefeld
4/2014-9/2015 University of Bielefeld
10/2012-3/2013 Quäker-Hilfe Stiftung
Project Manager
4/2010 - 3/2013 University of Bielefeld
Master Student
10/2012-3/2013 University of Osnabrück
Bachelor Student "Social Sciences"

Member of

  • European International Studies Association
  • Institute for World Society Studies
  • Center for InterAmerican Studies
  • Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology
  • German Political Science Association (GPSA), Thematic group Polar and Maritime Policy
  • UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic and Northern Governance

Expertise work for

  • Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA)
  • Politics and Governance
  • Millennium: Journal of International Studies
  • World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
  • Journal of International Relations and Development

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces