Master of Arts, studied Political Science and French at the Universities of Tübingen and Strasbourg (France) as well as Political and Administrative Science at the Universities of Konstanz and Marmara University Istanbul (Turkey). Major fields of study were policy and organisational research, social policy and quantitative and qualitative empirical methods. Between June 2013 and October 2015, she was Scientific Officer at the Family-focused Research Centre at Baden-Württemberg’s Statistical Office. There, she co-developed the First Report on Poverty and Wealth Baden-Württemberg. Her foci were inter alia child poverty, wealth and education. From December 2015 to December 2020, Hannah Keding was a PhD Researcher at the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham (UK) in the Leverhulme Trust Project ‘Sustaining Urban Habitats: An Interdisciplinary Approach’. Her PhD examines the relation between urban governance and sustainability in terms of intergenerational justice, by comparing the cases Nottingham (UK) and Stuttgart (Germany). Building on this, her current research comparatively focuses on the nature and use of knowledge in policy-making and administration as well as in interdisciplinary research collaboration.
Since January 2020, Hannah Keding is a Research Associate at IAW, leading the office of the network 'Better Legislation and Bureaucracy Reduction' (http://www.iaw.edu/index.php/-285/netzwerk-bessere-rechtssetzung-und-buerokratieabbau-in-baden-wuerttemberg-geschaeftsstelle).