Prof. Dr. Johannes Glückler
Johannes Glückler is Professor of Economic and Social Geography and Fellow of the Marsilius Center of Advanced Studies at Heidelberg University. After studying geography, psychology and sociology at the universities of Würzburg, Salamanca and the London School of Economics and a doctorate at the University of Frankfurt, he was previously Professor of Economic Geography at the Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt. His research focuses on economic geography, organization studies, network theory and the service industries. He is member of the editorial boards of various journals - Journal of Economic Geography, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, Raumforschung und Raumordnung - and serves the Schader Foundation as a partner for social network research.
In addition to basic research activities, he has worked as a consultant for the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, the State Rectors' Conference Baden-Württemberg, several chambers of commerce and industry associations, corporations and civil society organizations. Johannes Glückler teaches economic geography, qualitative methods of empirical social research and methods of social network analysis. As part of the European ERASMUS Teaching Mobility program, he is a regular guest professor at the University of Salamanca. He is also co-founder of and lecturer in the M.Sc. Governance of Risks and Resources at the Heidelberg Center for Latin America in Santiago de Chile.