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Johanna Reinhard

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Plant Ecology and Nature Conversation
Potsdam University
Am Mühlenberg 3
14469 Potsdam

Phone: +49 331 977 1945
Email: johanna.reinharduni-potsdamde



  • 2003-2007: Zoologie (Bachelor of Science with honours), University of Edinburgh. Thesis: „Adult size in insects - developmental response to temperature”.
  • 2007-2009: Ökologie (Master of Science), Universität Zürich. Thesis: „Fitness consequences of natal dispersal in the snow vole, Chionomys nivalis“.
  • 2009-2012: Entrepreneur und Projektleiterin, Forschungsstation BRinK (Biological Research in Kuzikus) in Namibia.

Current Employment

Since 2012: PhD student in Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation group
„Impacts of native versus domestic ungulates on three trophic levels in arid savanna rangeland“

Research Interests

  • Community ecology
  • Entomology
  • Experimental ecology


  • Reinhard, J, Geissler, K & Blaum, N (accepted). Short-term responses of darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) to the effects of fire and grazing in savannah rangeland. Insect Conservation and Diversity.

Further Link

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