Dr Christina Kohler

Dr Christina Kohler

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Department:
International Institutions
Glocal Junctions

Contact

E-Mail: Kohler @hsfk .de

CV

since 2019 Postdoctoral Researcher at PRIF
2019 PhD, Sustainable Development Center, Universidade de Brasília (UnB) Brasília (Brazil)
Doctoral thesis: Understanding the risks, links and consequences of climatic events, conflict and migration: Perceptions from asylum seekers in Germany
2017 Visiting scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Potsdam
2014 Trainee at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Capacity building in the domain of renewable energies and energy efficiency in the Brazilian public sector in Brasília (Brazil)
2013 Junior research fellow at Carnegie Europe in Brussels (Belgium)
2013 Trainee at the Delegation of the EU to the United States in the Energy, Environment and Transport Section in Washington DC (USA)
2011–2013 Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna (Italy) and Washington DC (USA)
Thesis: Root causes of sexual violence during wartime
2008–2011 Consultant at Accenture GmbH with assignments across Europe and India
2008 Trainee at The Smart Cube India Private Ltd. New Delhi (India)
2004–2008 Bachelor of Arts, Hochschule Bremen, University of Applied Sciences Bremen and Euromed Marseille School of Management Marseille (France)

Expertise

Dr Christina Kohler is working on the following issues:

  • Climatic events and security
  • Environmental terrorism
  • Environmental warfare
  • Resource-related conflicts
  • Climatic events and migration
  • Migration to Europe

Publications

Understanding environmental terrorism in times of climate change: Implications for asylum seekers in Germany | 2019

Kohler, Christina/dos Santos, Carlos Denner/Bursztyn, Marcel (2019): Understanding environmental terrorism in times of climate change: Implications for asylum seekers in Germany, in: Research in Globalization, 1:1, DOI: 10.1016/j.resglo.2019.100006.

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Climate is not special or different from other factors in generating migration, but it is still important | 2016

Kohler, Christina (2016): Climate is not special or different from other factors in generating migration, but it is still important, in: Sustentabilidade em Debate, 7, 244–263, DOI: 10.18472/SustDeb.v7n0.2016.21300.

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