Alumna (Doctoral Researcher)

Emily Theokritoff was a doctoral student at the Department of Geography at the Humboldt University of Berlin until 2023. 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 at Climate Analytics.

Before joining IRI THESys, Emily volunteered with Engineers Without Borders (UK) during her studies and interned at the Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Vietnam, working mainly on renewable energy projects. Emily holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure from KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (Sweden).

Research Interests

  • Climate change impacts
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Climate change litigation

Selected Publications

Emily Theokritoff & Sarah Ann Lise D’haen (2021) How is science making its way into national climate change adaptation policy? Insights from Burkina Faso, Climate and Development, DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2021.2018985

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