Charlotte Schüßler

Research Unit Environment and Society
Department of Economics

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone: +49 341 6025 1046

Research Interests

  • Moral disengagement theory
  • Cognitive dissonance theory
  • Behaviour change in the field of food production and diet

Curriculum Vitae

since 2021

Research Assistant in the Department of Economics at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

2018 − 2021

M. Sc. Psychology at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, focus on Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Master thesis: "Farmers’ reasoning towards the use of pesticides. A mixed-method analysis based on cognitive dissonance theory considering farmers’ identification with conventional and organic farming"

2015 − 2018

B. Sc. Psychology at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany

Current Projects

PhD project "Moral disengagement in the maintenance of environmentally harmful food production and consumption" (University of Greifswald)


2024 (1)

2023 (1)

2022 (1)