Susanne Vögele

Research Assistant


Since 12/2023 Ph.D. Student in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, University of Göttingen, Germany
10/2020 – 11/2023

M.Sc. Development Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany

Thesis Title: Land Use Impacts of Covid-19 Labor Shocks in Indonesia (focus on deforestation)
08/2018 – 01/2019 Semester abroad, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
10/2016 – 09/2020 B.Sc. International Economics, major in American Studies (English, Spanish), University of Tübingen, Germany

Professional Experience

Since 12/2023 Research Assistant of the FOR 5501 “A social-ecological systems approach to inform ecosystem restoration in rural Africa”, sub-group Livelihoods and Food Security, University of Göttingen, Germany
10/2022 – 04/2023 Intern at GIZ India, Cluster Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity, Team Natural Resources and Agroecology, New Delhi, India
09/2022 – 10/2022 Student Field Research Assistant in India with the Centre of Modern Indian Studies (CEMIS), University of Göttingen, Germany
04/2022 – 10/2022 Intern in the Department of Development Cooperation Uganda, Stay Foundation, Stuttgart, Germany
07/2021 – 08/2022 Student Research Assistant in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, CRC 990: Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia), University of Göttingen, Germany
05/2019 – 10/2020 Intern and Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IAW), Tübingen, Germany
07/2017 – 12/2017 Student assistant at the Faculty of Economic History, University of Tübingen, Germany

Research Interests

  • Food security and livelihoods
  • Rural development
  • Ecosystem restauration
  • Environmental conservation
  • Land use change
  • Languages:   German, English, Spanish