Dr. Karoline Augenstein

Research Fellow

The President's Unit
Karoline Augenstein
+49 202 2492-273
+49 202 2492-108
karoline.augenstein@wupperinst.org

Education and Academic Training

  • 2004 - 2008 B.A. European Studies, University of Maastricht, NL
  • 2008 - 2010 M.A. Sustainability Economics and Management, University of Oldenburg
  • 2014 Dr. rer. oec., Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal. Dissertation: "E-Mobility as a Sustainable System Innovation. Insights from a Captured Niche", funded by Reiner Lemoine-Foundation

Professional Experience

  • 2009 - 2010 Student Research Assistant, Institute of Production Management and Environment, University of Oldenburg
  • 2011 - 2015 PhD Candidate and Scientific Assistant to the Management Board at the Wuppertal Institute
  • Since May 2015 Research Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute

Research Focus

  • Sustainability transitions and transformative science
  • Narratives in transition processes
  • E-mobility as a sustainable system innovation

Memberships

  • TransZent - Centre for Transformation Research and Sustainability
  • Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN)