Julia Schubert

University of Bonn

Julia Schubert is postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Science Studies (FIW) at the University of Bonn. She works on scientific expertise and the interrelation of science and politics. Julia is particularly interested in how the emergence of governance objects is linked to structures of scientific knowledge production. Her upcoming book on the historical trajectory of geoengineering in U.S. politics is under contract with Mattering Press, Manchester. Julia holds a PhD in Sociology (University of Bonn) and an M.A. in Sociology (University of Heidelberg). She is a fellow of the “Young ZiF”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (University of Bielefeld) and was a Fulbright scholar at CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder.


Julia Schubert. Forthcoming. “Die politische Wirkmacht wissenschaftlicher Expertise. Natürliche Analogien und theoretische Experimente in U.S.-amerikanischer Geoengineering-Politik” In Climate Engineering, Imaginationsgeschichten künstlichen Klimas, Berlin: Matthes und Seitz (Forthcoming).

David Kaldewey, Daniela Russ, & Julia Schubert. 2020. “The Politics of Technoscience: From National Visions to Global Problems.” In TechnoScienceSociety, Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook (2020).

Julian Hamann, David Kaldewey, & Julia Schubert. 2019. “Ist gesellschaftliche Relevanz von Forschung bewertbar, und wenn ja, wie?” Austrian Academy of Sciences (2019).

Julia Schubert. 2019. “Measuring, Modeling, Controlling the Climate? Numerical Expertise in U.S. Geoengineering Politics.” In Working Numbers. Science and Contemporary Politics, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (June 2019).

Julia Schubert. 2016. “The Organizational Interface of Science and Politics. Towards a Conceptual Framework,“ Der moderne Staat – Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management (2016).