Friederike is a PhD Candidate at the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) and the Department of Management and Organization (DMO). Her current research explores discourses of environmental and sustainability topics at the international and organizational level.
She is particularly interested in the sustainable food production and consumption, and in corporate responses to climate change.
For her research, Friederike uses primarily qualitative methods, while drawing on social and political theory as well as philosophy to better understand governing for environmental and sustainability challenges.
Friederike holds a MSc in Environmental Policy & Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) as well as a bachelor degree in Corporate Management & Economics from Zeppelin University in Germany. Her studies included a semester abroad at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and a research stay at Copenhagen Business School. Before joining SSE, she worked amongst others for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Geneva.
Moreover, Friederike is a co-founder of The Methods Lab at SSE, organizing so-called "Methods Clinic"with guest speakers on a regular basis.