Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Agrar- und Ernährungspolitik

Dr. Cornelius Heimstädt


Foto Dr. Cornelius Heimstädt
Foto: Tamara Kanfer


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Department of Agricultural Economics
Agricultural and Food Policy Group
Philippstraße 13 -
House 12, Room 30
D-10115 Berlin

Phone: +49(0)30 2093 46318

Postdoctoral Researcher

Publications  |


Research Interests

Science and technology studies, economic and environmental sociology, valuation studies, critical data studies

Work Experience and Education

  • Postdoctoral researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) (2022-2023)

  • Ph.D. at the Center for the Sociology of Innovation (CSI), MINES Paris – PSL (2018-2022)

  • M.A. in Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna (2016-2018), funded by Heinrich Böll Foundation

  • B.Sc. in Organic Agriculture and Marketing, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (2013-2016), funded by Heinrich Böll Foundation


Peer-reviewed articles

  • Heimstädt, C. (2023). Making plant pathology algorithmically recognizable. Agriculture and Human Values, 1-14.
  • Heimstädt, C. (2023). The exploratory assetization of a crop protection app. Environmental Science & Policy, 140, 242-249.
  • Burch, K., Gugganig, M., Guthman, J., Reisman, E., Comi, M., Brock, S., … Heimstädt, C., ... & Martin, S. J. (2023). Cultivating intellectual community in academia: Reflections from the Science and Technology Studies Food and Agriculture Network (STSFAN). Agriculture and Human Values, 1-9.
  • Meyer, M., & Heimstädt, C. (2019). The divergent governance of gene editing in agriculture: A comparison of institutional reports from seven EU member states. Plant Biotechnology Reports, 13(5), 473-482.


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