Prof. Dr. Mike Jacobson

The Götz Werner Chair is pleased to announce that Mike Jacobson, Professor of Forest Resources at Pennsylvania State University will be visiting the Götz Werner Chair as a Guest Professor over the summer months 2022.

Professor Jacobson carries out extensive research and teaching programs that promote sustainable management of forests and other natural resources. Core activities and interests include forest economics and finance, agroforestry, bioenergy and water-energy-food nexus. He has a significant presence in international activities and teaches forest economics, international forestry, and agroforestry. He is a member of the Freiburg Institute of Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS) WEF_FABI ( Water-Energy-Food Nexus & Foreign Aid Basic Income) <>  team, and will be collaborating with the GWP and FRIBIS on a Namibian-based project which seeks to better understand the interdependencies between the WEF nexus and UBI.

Professor Jacobson will also be offering a Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Sustainability Seminar <>  for master level students from both the economics and forestry faculty, which presents the