Siri Hummel

Dr. Siri Hummel is the Director of the Maecenata Institute for Philanthropy and Civil Society and is a political scientist and communications expert. Her research focuses are democracy and civil society, as well as equality in civil society and foundation research. She is also a lecturer for the programme ‘Nonprofit Management and Public Governance’ at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Before joining Maecenata, Hummel was a research associate at the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg in Greifswald from 2011-2017. In 2018, she completed her PHD at the University of Greifswald on the topic of promoting democracy through foundations.

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Dr. Siri Hummel’s areas of expertise:

  • Democracy and civil society
  • Diversity in civil society
  • Research on foundations
  • Shrinking civic space