After almost 15 years in academy, I will start a new position as technical head of the data analysis unit of Statistik Aargau.
I will continue to work as a researcher at the University of Bern but only with a small workload. The overarching focus of my research is to better understand the factors that encourage sustainable and particularly eco-friendly lifestyles. This interest guided my career path, on which I embarked with a Masters degree in Psychology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Zürich. I then completed a PhD at the University of Exeter in which I focused on climate change perceptions and communication. After receiving my PhD, I have been working at the Department of Consumer Behavior at the University of Bern. Between June 2015 and September 2016 I was based as a visiting researcher (funded by an early post-doc mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation) at Cardiff University (Understanding Risk Group). Since January 2017, I have held a position as lecturer in sustainable behaviour at the University of Bern. I’m also a Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Global Environmental Psychology (GEP).
Since December 2022 I am not on Twitter anymore. Instead, you find me on Mastodon. Some popular science articles (in German) can be found here and here.
PhD in Social Psychology, 2014
University of Exeter
MSc in Psychology and Environmental Sciences, 2009
University of Zürich
Foundation studies in Psychology, 2005
University of Fribourg
Business School Diploma and Matura, 2001