Franz von Lucke
Franz von Lucke has been researcher in the project 'The Securitisation of Climate Change: Actors, Processes and Consequences (ClimaSec)' at the Institute of Political Science, University of Tübingen, since 2012. He studied Political Science (major; focus on International Relations) and Social/Cultural Anthropology (minor) at the University of Hamburg. After completing his diploma in 2011 he worked at the KlimaCampus of the University of Hamburg concentrating his research on theories of securitization and their application on the politics of climate change. His research interests cover Critical Security Studies, Environmental and Climate Politics as well as Peace and Conflict Studies with a regional interest in North America, Latin America and the EU. In his PhD thesis he looks at the securitization of climate change and its political consequences.
Among Franz von Luckes publications are The Securitisation of Climate Change: Actors. Processes and Consequences (Routledge, 2016, with Thomas Diez and Zehra Wellmann) as well as 'What's at Stake in Securitising Climate Change? Towards a Differentiated Approach' (Geopolitics, 2014, with Thomas Diez and Zehra Wellmann).