Jennifer Bosen

Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Gender und Diversity in den Ingenieurwissenschaften


Building: Gebäude 3010

Room: C157

Kackertstr. 9



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Jennifer Bosen is a research and teaching assistant in the fields of sustainability, environment, mobility and diversity. She is a doctoral student at the graduate college ACCESS!, funded by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, where she conducts interdisciplinary research following the central question “What will the mobility of the future look like?”.


Academic Career

Jennifer Bosen studied Sociology and English Studies at RWTH Aachen University. As part of her studies, she conducted field research on air pollution, environment and diversity in China, during a DAAD-funded semester abroad at the East China University of Science and Technology ECUST in Shanghai and a summer school of the London School of Economics and Political Science LSE at Peking University PKU.

Master's Thesis

To Breathe or not to Breathe? Awareness of Ambient Air Pollution in China – Self and Other in Private and Public (2017, unpublished)



Graduate college ACCESS!



German Sociological Association
UN Women Germany




Study on the Measured and Subjectively Perceived Air Pollution of Commuters in Aachen (Poster)
J. Bosen & H. Fuchte, Jahressymposium NRW-Forschungskolleg Access!, Aachen, 22.10.2019


Mobility Future – Interdependancies of Diversity, Environment, Sustainability and Mobility via the example of young academics in Germany, J. Bosen, 11. Pegasus Jahrestagung, online, 09.10 - 10.10.2020


Mobility Future – Future Generations’ Visions of Sustainability and Traffic Mobility, J. Bosen, British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2021


Supervised Theses

Bachelor's Theses

  • Sustainability in the Construction Industry: Chances of Implementing Social Responsibility in Housing Projects (2021)
  • Tiny Houses as a Solution to a Socially Sustainable Development of Housing Space (2020)
  • Climate Change and Intersectionality – Analysis of the Particular Vulnerability of Women in the Charlands of Bangladesh (2020)
  • Commuting through Avenues and Exhaust Fumes in Aachen – Analysis of Bike Mobility and Perceived Air Pollution in Urban Areas (2019)
  • Is Student Mobility Socially Sustainable? – Investigation on the RWTH Aachen Campus (2019)
  • Smart Enough Cities? – The Role of Urban Quality of Life in Smart Cities Exemplified by Songdo (2019)
  • Implementation of Smart City concepts in city districts – Exemplified by the “GrowSmarter” project at Stegerwaldsiedlung in Cologne Mülheim (2018)

Master's Theses

  • Socially Sustainable Mobility in Rural Areas: Indicators and Evaluation Framework for the County Heinsberg (2021)


Social Development and Sustainability (winter/summer term)



Title Author(s)
Sustainable Mobility Cultures and the SDGs : Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach
Contribution to a book (2020)
Bosen, Jennifer (Corresponding author)
Leicht-Scholten, Carmen