Doctoral Researcher Beril Ocaklı is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys. She holds a BA in International Economics from the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary (2006) and a MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE), UK (2007). She has a track record of leading international transdisciplinary cooperation projects…

Doctoral Researcher Hyunjin Park is a doctoral researcher at the department of agricultural economics at Humboldt University of Berlin and the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy. Her research interests revolve around discourse and institutions in sustainability transition, inequality and exclusion in bioeconomy development, and text analytics. Hyunjin graduated in organic agriculture and food systems…

Doctoral Researcher Anna Frohn Pedersen is a PhD student at IRI THESys since July 2018. She holds a Master of Science in Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen and a Master of Arts in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester. Her research topics have varied broadly, including refugee and migration studies, place making, land use…

Doctoral Researcher Peter Pfleiderer’s research is focused on the influence of global warming on weather extremes. For the EmBARK project he studies to which extend global warming makes extreme hurricane seasons more likely. Peter studied physics at the Freie Universität Berlin, wrote his master thesis at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact research and worked…

Doctoral Researcher Sascha Miguel Cornejo Puschner is a PhD student at IRI THESys since summer 2018. He studied Anthropology and Political Philosophy in Santiago de Chile and is now “in the middle” of his doctoral research process. Sascha’s research follows the questions of how natural resource extraction impact on local territories. His research is focused on…

Doctoral Researcher “Ecological and multi-cultural networks are the heart to face the challenges of global change. Therefore, the inter- and trans-disciplinary interaction that Iri Thesys offers could result in something interesting.” Leonardo R. Ramírez Leonardo R. Ramírez is a Doctoral Researcher at IRI THESys. He is an Agricultural Engineer (Chile) postgraduated in Agroecology (Costa Rica) and…

Doctoral researcher and scientific project management in EdiCitNet “Be part of a larger structure to support the effective impact and progress of projects that meet the challenges of a changing world.” Suhana Reddy Suhana Reddy is currently working as doctoral researcher at IRI THESys to manage and scienfically guide the EC-funded project EdiCitNet. Since 2016 Suhana…

Doctoral Researcher Nadine Schröder is a member of the IRI THESys Graduate Program doing her PhD in water governance. She studied two majors in parallel: East Asian Studies/ Korean Studies B.A. with minor Political Science (Free University of Berlin), Environmental Engineering B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Technical University of Berlin) and Integrated Natural Resource Management M.Sc. (Humboldt-University…

Doctoral Researcher Franz Schug is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys and the Earth Observation Lab at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Since 2018, he is pursuing his PhD studies on Earth Observation methods for anthropogenic material stocks and population mapping in close collaboration with the Institute of Social Ecology at the University of Natural Resources and…

Graduate Program Board

Doctoral Researcher Ingrid Schulte is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography and Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys) at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sabine Fuss and Prof. Dr. Jonas Ø. Nielsen. She is interested in using and developing systematic methods to better understand…