FRIBIS Staff

Staff Members

Tobias Dumschat
(Communications & Media Officer)
has studied Business Administration with a focus on ethics at the University of Cologne (B.Sc.) and at the RWTH Aachen (M.Sc.). Most recently he worked on the research project “Society after money: a simulation”. As a PhD candidate at FRIBIS he deals with the question, what impact an UBI could have on the Care-Economy. In addition, he is interested in ethical and sociopsychological issues of the UBI.

Contact  
Room: 03037, Rempartstr. 10
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-67927
E-mail: tobias.dumschat@fribis.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Fabienne Hansen
(Event and Meeting Management as well as Guest and Lecture Management)

studied Ethnology and Political Science (BA) at the Ruprecht-Karl-University Heidelberg and Social and Cultural Anthropology (MA) at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg. She has been a PhD student in Ethnology at FRIBIS since July 2021. Her research interests are climate mitigation, poverty reduction and food sovereignty in relation to basic income in the Global South, with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. She is particularly interested in the impact of cash transfer programs on everyday interactions and lifeworlds.

Contact  
Room: 03036, Rempartstr. 10
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-67926
E-mail: fabienne.hansen@fribis.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Wiebke Kruse
(Event and Meeting Management as well as Guest and Lecture Management)

has studied business administration in her bachelor at the University of Kiel and has focussed on business administration in non-profit organisations in her master studies at the University of Freiburg. For her dissertation she researches about possibilities and effects of a universal basic income as an instrument in foreign aid.

Contact  
Room: 03033, Rempartstr. 10
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-67921
E-mail: wiebke.kruse@fribis.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Gudrun Kaufmann
(Management of Contracts and Applications)

studied economics at the University of Freiburg, is a doctoral candidate and responsible for contracts and applications in the FRIBIS management. She also works in the two FRIBIS teams Care and BINC (Basic Income for Climate and Nature). Her main interests are narratives in economics, care economics, commons and social policy in the tradition of the Ordoliberal Freiburg School.

Contact  
Room: 03032, Rempartstr. 10
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-67925
E-mail: gudrun.kaufmann@fribis.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Enno Schmidt
(Management, FRIBIS staff and -teams)
studied painting at the Städelschule, Academy of Fine Arts in Frankfurt/M, exhibitions in Germany and abroad, Frankfurt Art Award. He was initiator and managing partner of “Enterprise Economy and Art – Extended”, a non-profit limited liability company, Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford Brookes University, Lecturer at the Institute for Entrepreneurship at the University of Karlsruhe, Co-founder of the Initiative Basic Income Switzerland, 2006, which led to the 2016 referendum, author and filmmaker of the film “Basic Income – a Cultural Impulse”, 2008, translated into 16 languages, and many other films on basic income, author of the book “Basic Income from A to Z”, global lecturer on basic income, Research Assistant at the Götz Werner Chair for Economic Policy and Constitutional Economic Theory since 2019 and managing director for the FRIBIS staff and teams since 2022. He is also interim coordinator of the FRIBIS teams VATUBI and UBILI and head of the FRIBIS student group.

Contact  
Room: 03.033, Rempartstraße 10
Tel.: +49 – (0) 761 203 67923 / Mobil: +49 – (0)7106105612
E-mail: enno.schmidt@vwl.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Jessica Schulz
(Publication Management)

studied germanic philology and theatre science at the Free University of Berlin and in Paris. Her Masters in german as a forerign language and cultural exchange she did also in Berlin and Toulouse. Her dissertation focuses on the impact of an UBI on individual learning processes, particularly on self-regulated learning, motivation and choice. She is currently coordinating a group on UBI and gender (UBIG).

Contact  
Room: 03037, Rempartstr. 10
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-67927
E-mail: Jessica.schulz@fribis.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Larissa Walter
(Experimental and “Empirical Data Analysis” Support (SOEP, SoCoLab, Online Experiments, Surveys), Third Party Funding)

studied psychology at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg and supports FRIBIS in the analysis of empirical and experimental data. She focuses on the potential effects of the BGE on cognitive processes by investigating the effects of performance-based and performance-independent rewards.

Contact  
Room: 03036, Rempartstr. 10
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-67926
E-mail: larissa.walter@psychologie.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment

Dominik Schröder
(IT & Website Support)

studied economics at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg and was tutor for economic policy at the Götz-Werner-Professorship of the University of Freiburg with a focus on renewable energy markets and sustainability policy. He has worked on concepts for integrated, efficient and sustainable energy supply and storage in the Upper Rhine region within the RES-TMO project.

Contact  
Room: 03010, Rempartstr. 16
Tel.: +49 – (0)761 – 203-2318
E-mail: dominik.schroeder@fribis.uni-freiburg.de
Central contact hours: by appointment