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Dr. Rafael Ziegler

University of Greifswald, Coordinator of the Social Entrepreneurship Research Group GETIDOS


Rafael Ziegler coordinates the Social Entrepreneurship Research Group GETIDOS at the University of Greifswald and the Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung in Berlin. The preparatory phase of this interdisciplinary group started in 2008; its main phase is scheduled to last from 2009-2012. Dr. Ziegler is a graduate of the London School of Economics (B.Sc.Economics and Philosophy) and McGill University (Ph.D. Philosophy). He is the editor of: An Introduction to SocialEntrepreneurship – Voices,Preconditions, Contexts (Edward Elgar. February 2009). Rafael Ziegler’s main interest is the contribution of social entrepreneurship to environmental sustainability(in particular drinking water provision and sanitation).