Julie King, M.A.


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Julie King, M.A.

Doctoral researcher within the research project Climate adaptation policy lock-ins: a 3x3 approach at the Institute of Ecological Economics.

Research interests

  • Climate change adaptation, primarily in sub-national and local policy
  • Lock-in, path dependencies and transformation
  • Climate change and mental health
  • Sustainable regional development

Curriculum vitae

Since - 07/2019Doctoral researcher at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in the in the DGF-funded project "Climate adaptation policy lock-ins: a 3x3 approach"
2/2018 – 06/2019Project coordinator at the Metropolregion Nordwest in Delmenhorst in the funded project “E-Mobility as the Key to Mobility of the Future”
9/2016 – 01/2018Project member at the Metropolregion Nordwest for the topics climate change and mobility
10/2014 – 04/2017M. A. Sustainability Economics and Management, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg. Thesis: Climate-adapted dewatering in the Krummhörn (Ostfriesland): Interrogation of the perception and consternation of the local population.
01/05/2014 – 09/2016Student assistant in the project im Förderprojekt "inter-municipale coordination uni Climate adaption", metropolitan region Northwest, Delmenhorst.
10/2013 – 09/2014two semesters of Water and Coastal Management (MSc) at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg
9/2012 – 06/2013Fulbright Scholar and Teaching Assistant at the IGS Osterholz-Scharmbeck
10/2010 – 07/2011Semester abroad, University Bremen
08/2009 – 12/2009Teaching Assistant in the Environmental Science Dept. of Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, USA
08/2008 – 05/2012B.A. in German Studies at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, USA

Presentations and conference contributions


"Sixteen Ways to Adapt: A Comparison of State-Level Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in the Federal States of Germany." Presentation at the 14. Jahrestagung des Forums Junge Staats-, Verwaltung- und Policy Forschung. February 25-26, 2021 (digital conference).


"Adaptiveness - Changing Earth System Governance" Moderation of Panel Discussion at the 2020 Virtual Forum on Earth System Governance (digital conference).

"Crashkurs Klimaanpassung" Presentation at the Regional Konferenz Klimaanpassung - gestern, heute, morgen der W.i.N. Region. March 4, 2020 (Syke, Germany).

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