Document Actions

Dr. Bente Castro Campos

Dr. Bente Castro Campos

Focal points of interest:

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences



Google Scholar



Room: 133
Phone: +49 641 99-37060

Institute of Agricultural Policy and Market Research
Senckenbergstraße 3, Zeughaus
35390 Giessen

Personal details

Dr Bente Castro Campos is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Agricultural Policy and Market Research at Justus Liebig University in Giessen. Prior to her work in Giessen, Dr Castro gained research experience as a post-doc at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Kiel University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She completed her doctorate in agricultural sciences at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and conducted research at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) as part of her PhD. She sees herself as a social scientist and has 10 years of interdisciplinary research experience in agricultural sciences, sociology and anthropology. The aim of her research is to contribute to a better understanding and mitigation of agri-environmental problems and social conflicts. In particular, the extension of quantitative with qualitative methods such as grounded theory, visual methods and art to better understand the different opinions of stakeholders and develop possible (speculative) solutions plays a crucial role in her research.