Pia Mamut (Associated Researcher)

Name: Pia Mamut (former Buschmann), M.Sc.


Position: PhD Student, University of Münster / Associated Researcher with DynaMo



University of Münster

Institute of Political Science

Scharnhorststraße 100

48151 Münster


Tel: +49 251 8325313

E-Mail: p.buschmann (at) uni-muenster.de



Pia Mamut studied European Studies/Public Administration as a double diploma at the Universities of Münster and Twente (2007-2011) and took her master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science at the University of Lund (2011-2013). As a research associate of the Institute of decentralised Energy Technologies she managed third party funding projects promoting German climate and energy model regions with a focus on international networking (Regio Twin, 100%-RES-Communities, Cross-Clustering Energy & Mobility Northern Hesse). Since 2016 Pia Buschmann is a Ph.D. candidate at the Chair of International Relations and Sustainable Development of the Institute of Political Science in Münster.


Research Interests:

Energy and climate policies (regional implementation), sustainability and sustainable consumption, power theories (with an emphasis on discourse)



  • Buschmann, Pia; Moser, Peter; Nadaï, Alain, and Régnier, Yannick (2018): A-disciplinary considerations of two networks of local climate energy initiatives, Local Environment, doi: 10.1080/13549839.2018.1520822
  • Buschmann, Pia, & Oels, Angela (2019): The overlooked role of discourse in breaking carbon lock‐in: The case of the German energy transition. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, e574, doi: 10.1002/wcc.574.