Karen Arcia

Current Position

Doctoral Researcher, University of Goettingen, RTG 2654 Sustainable Food Systems, Subproject A4 Agriculture, climate change, and ecosystem services (Prof. von Cramon-Taubadel)

Research Interests

Land Use Change
Climate Change Adaptation
Agri-Food Systems Transformation
Consumer Behavior
Agricultural Policy
Ecosystem Services


  • 09/2021- Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2018-09/2020 M.Sc. in International Horticulture, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
  • 01/2007-10/2012 B.Sc. in Forest Engineering, Nacional University of Colombia, Colombia

Previous Experience

  • 10/2020-03/2021 Carlo-Schmid Fellow at WFP, Quito, Ecuador (Remote)
  • 03/2019 Internship at Thuenen Institute of Market Analysis, Braunschweig, Germany


  • Spanish (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (basic)