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 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 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 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…

Doctoral Researcher My work here at IRI-THESy focuses on two related aspects: In one part of my project I look at the use of expertise in climate change Loss and Damage negotiations. I am curious how developing country negotiators use expertise and to what effect. The other part of my project looks at how climate…

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 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…

Doctoral Researcher Itzell’s interdisciplinary research broadly explores the challenges that Mexico, as an oil country, faces to decarbonise its power sector. Using empirical research methods and interdisciplinary theoretical approaches in the fields of anthropology and critical geography, she investigates the social and environmental impacts of a solar farm in Yucatan, Mexico. Itzell Torres is a…