Doctoral Researcher Olga Statnaia is pursuing her PhD at the Agricultural and Food Policy Group of the Thaer-Institute, Department of Agricultural Economics. She holds two master’s degrees in Economic Sciences from the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (MSc) and in Global Economy from the Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of the Russian Federation. Her…

Doctoral Researcher Prior to his PhD at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Humboldt-University Berlin, Fabian Stenzel got a Masters degree in Geophysics from LMU Munich. During his PhD, Fabian was an active member of the IRI THESys and served as PhD representative. Currently Fabian works as a PostDoc at the Potsdam Institute…

Member Roland Strausz chairs the Institute of Economic Theory 1 at the School of Business and Economics. He received his doctorate at the Free University of Berlin in 1998, where he finished his habilitation in 2005. He is director of the RTG1659 “Interdependencies in the regulation of markets” and a principal investigator in the SFB…

Member Doerthe Tetzlaff is Professor in Ecohydrology at the Department of Geography at the HU and Head of the Department 1 Ecohydrology at the IGB Leibniz Institute. Over the past 15 years, she has pursued a research vision in ecohydrology which integrates insights from both field and modelling approaches; particularly in northern regions. Research has…

Doctoral Researcher Emily Theokritoff is a doctoral student at the Department of Geography at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Her main research interests revolve around climate change impacts, adaptation and the linkages between science and policy in vulnerable regions, especially Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. Alongside her PhD, she is working as a research analyst…

Project Manager Kathrin Trommler studied Cultural Studies and Social Studies at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and Charles University Prague. She started her career in the field of research management at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, for BMBF funded projects and other interdisciplinary research groups. Since 2013, Kathrin works at Humboldt-Universität zu…

Doctoral Researcher Krystin Unverzagt is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys. After obtaining a B.A. in “Politics and Society” from the University of Bonn, Germany, she graduated in “Science, Technology and Society” (M.Sc.) from University College London (UCL). Before joining IRI THESys, Krystin worked in the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin as a Task Force…

Doctoral Researcher Nicole van Maanen graduated in Climate Studies from Wageningen University and Research (MSc.) and in Politics, Administration and Organisation from Universität Potsdam (B.A.). She wrote her master thesis at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and has worked as a Research Analyst at Climate Analytics since 2019. During her Bachelor studies,…

Doctoral Researcher Tomás Usón joined IRI THESys in October 2018 as a PhD researcher to work on practices of memory and anticipation amid climatic and seismic disasters. With his research he aims to understand how different actors remember and anticipate extreme events and the consequences that those diverse practices have in the creation of past…

Doctoral Researcher María-José Vásquez is researching accountability on climate change adaptation. The implementation of climate change adaptation projects is taking place all around the world. Nevertheless, it does not necessarily translate into an increment on adaptative capacity and resilience or reduction of vulnerability. The doctoral research intends to identify how are German climate change adaptation…