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University of Potsdam
Environmental governance, climate change, marine and coastal biodiversity, international relations
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I am a doctoral researcher in the University of Potsdam’s graduate school on “Wicked Problems and Contested Administrations” (WIPCAD) and my current research focus lies on coastal carbon governance.

The striking features of my profile are my interdisciplinary and international academic education and my experience working as a practitioner in environmental governance:

  • M.Sc. in Environment and Resource Management from the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • M.A. in International Relations from Sciences Po Aix, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • M.A. in Applied Political Sciences from the Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany.
  • Technical Support Unit of the NAMA Facility, GIZ German Development Cooperation Agency, Berlin, Germany
  • Division for Marine and Coastal Biodiversity of the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada
  • Division for International Climate Protection of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Berlin, Germany
Recent Publications

Bansard, J.S., Pattberg, P.H. & Widerberg, O. (2016, online first). Cities to the Rescue? Assessing the Performance of Transnational Municipal Networks in Global Climate Governance. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics. doi: 10.1007/s10784-016-9318-9

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