Doctoral Researcher Anja Klein is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys and a research associate at the Institute of European Ethnology. At the latter, she received her M.A. with a focus on Science and Technology Studies and began researching models and simulations of human-environment relations as a knowledge practice which then developed into her PhD-project.…

Member Nadja Klein is an assistant professor of Applied Statistics at the School of Business and Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She has a diploma in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Hamburg (2012) and a PhD in Mathematics and Statistics from the Georg-August-University of Goettingen (2105, summa cum laude) for which she won…

Coordination Graduate Program and Postdoc Academy

Coordination Graduate Program and Postdoc Academy Kathrin Klementz is coordinator for the THESys Graduate Program. She studied Geography, Business Administration and Political Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, specializing in the field of Economic Geography. She started her career as an academic researcher in a research project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at Humboldt-Universität.…

Student Assistant Vera Krause is currently working as a student assistant at the EdiCitNet project in the re-search group Multifunctional Landscapes at IRI THESys led by Dr. Ina Säumel. Since 2019 she is studying for her Master’s degree Global Change Geography at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She has previously finished her degree in Environmental Sciences in…

Adminstrative Management

Administrative Management Olof Krüger takes care of the administrative management at THESys together with Jeannette Latino. Originally trained as a bookseller, he started his career in science administration at Freie Universität Berlin, where he worked as secretary for the research training program of a collaborative research center. Olof Krüger started working at THESys in February,…

Tobas Krüger

Board Member Tobias Krüger is Professor of Hydrology and Society at Humboldt-Universität´s Geography Department. He studied Geoecology at the Technical University of Braunschweig and obtained his doctorate in Environmental Science from Lancaster University in 2009. From 2008 to 2013, he worked as Senior Research Associate, Associate Tutor and Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the University of…

Member Tobias Kuemmerle is a professor for biogeography and conservation biology at the Geography Department at Humboldt-University Berlin. He has a Diplom in Applied Environmental Sciences from the University of Trier (2003) and a PhD in Geography from Humboldt-University Berlin in 2008. His career path includes postdoctoral stays at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2008-2010) and…

Member Tobia Lakes is Professor for Applied Geoinformation Science at the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Tobia obtained her doctoral degree at the Technische Universität zu Berlin and her diploma degree in Geography from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. In her research Tobia focuses on spatial analyses and modeling techniques for studying human-environmental systems. The methods…

Adminstrative Management

Administrative Management Jeannette Latino takes care of the administrative management at IRI THESys together with Olof Krüger. Jeannette earned an MA from the Universität Greifswald where she majored in Slavic Studies, with minors in American Studies, Business Administration and German as a Foreign Language. During her studies, Jeannette worked for one year in St. Petersburg,…

Doctoral Researcher Karen Lebek is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys. In 2013, she graduated in geo-ecology at the University of Potsdam. The focus of her studies was on modelling in hydrology. She worked as a student collaborator at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. In November 2013, Karen joined IRI THESys. She is…