Jan Esper

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Head of Unit
Department of Geography
Room 02-283
Phone: + 49 6131 3922296
E-mail: esper@uni-mainz.de

 

Positions

  • Professor, Department of Geography, Gutenberg University, Mainz (Germany) since 2010
  • Head of Dendro Sciences Unit, WSL ETH Domain, Birmensdorf (Switzerland) 2006–2009
  • Research Scientist, WSL ETH Domain, Birmensdorf (Switzerland) 2001–2006
  • Postdoc, LDEO, Columbia University, New York (USA) 2000–2001
  • Research Assistant, Department of Geography, University of Bonn (Germany) 1999–2000
  • Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, University of Bonn (Germany) 1995–1999

Education

  • Habilitation in Geography, University of Bern (Switzerland) 2005
  • Ph.D. in Geography, University of Bonn (Germany) 1999
  • Diplom in Geography, University of Bonn (Germany) 1995

Tasks and Memberships

  • Deputy Head, Department of Geography
  • Faculty Council FB09 at JGU
  • Senate of JGU
  • Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz
  • Steering Committee, Max Planck Graduate Center
  • Steering Committee, TeMaS Excellence Platform
  • Board, Wilhelm Lauer Foundation
  • Director Geography Bachelor Examination Board
  • Center for Teacher Education at JGU
  • Associate Editor, Dendrochronologia

Research Interests

  • Global Climate Change
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Urban Climate
  • Dendrochronology

Teaching

Summer 2020

  • Research Colloquium Climate Geography for Master Students and Ph.D.s
  • Paleo Climate Seminar for Students M.Sc. Climate- and Environment Change and advanced Students B.Sc. Geography
  • M11ED Practical Training: Empiric field work
  • M18/M8ED/M13ED Course: Lecture Series
  • M6-MSc Seminar: Quantitative Methods
  • M6-MSc Course: Dendro Climatolology
  • M4-MSc Lecture Series II + Lecture

Winter 2019/20

  • M18/M8ED/Course: Lecture Series
  • M1-MSc Lecture Series I + Lecture
  • M11-MSc Project Workshop: Environmental  Archives and Archaeology
  • M4-MA Colloquium: Lectures on Globalisation, Culture and Media Geography I

Summer 2019

  • Research Colloquium Climate Geography for Master Students and Ph.D.
  • Paleo Climate Seminar for Students M.Sc. Climate- and Environment Change and advanced Students B.Sc. Geography
  • M3ED Seminar + Exkursion re Regional Geography: Neuwieder Becken + Vulkaneifel
  • M18/M8ED/M13ED Course: Lecture Series
  • M6-MSc Seminar: Quantitative Methods
  • M6-MSc Course: Dendro Climatolology
  • M4-MSc Lecture Series II + Lecture

Winter 2018/19

  • On Sabbatical