Charlotte Wiederkehr
Photo: S. Wiedling

     Charlotte Wiederkehr

         PhD candidate

            Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
            Department of Computational Landscape Ecology
            Permoserstr. 15 | 04318 Leipzig | Germany
            P: +49 (0)341 235 1948

Research interests

  • Political ecology, socio-ecological systems
  • Environmental change and human mobility
  • Resource use conflicts and governance

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2017:  PhD candidate at Computational Landscape Ecology, MigSoKo junior research group; conducting synthesis work to analyse the dynamics between human migration and environmental change at the regional and global level

2014 - 2016:  M.Sc. in Sustainable Development, Utrecht University and Leipzig University (Joint Programme); qualitative fieldwork in Namibia and M.Sc. thesis  ("Sustainable Co-management of Freshwater Fisheries and Local Livelihoods: The case of Sikunga") in collaboration with ValuES and the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF)

2014:  Internship at a political foundation in Berlin (Team Political Dialogue and Analysis), supporting science-based political consulting

2013 - 2014:  Internship at GIZ Brazil in Brasília (Programme Novas Parcerias - Cooperation for Science and Research), supporting the project communication and event management

2010 - 2013:  B.A. cum laude in European Studies, Maastricht University; exchange semester at the University of Porto