Leonie Wenz

09/2018 - Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California, Berkeley
Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Economics and Political Economy
2012 - 2018 Researcher at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
working group Global Adaptation Strategies in research domain Sustainable Solutions
09/2012 - Fellow at Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)
research groups Climate & Development and Economic Growth & Human Development
2012 - 2016 Fellow of DFG's Collaborative Research Center 1026 Sustainable Manufacturing
research project Macroeconomic Sustainability Assessment
2016 Ph.D. / Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude/with distinction)
on Climate Change Impacts in an Increasingly Connected World
at University of Potsdam (Faculty of Science) and PIK
with Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann
2012 M. Sc. in Mathematics (1.3/A)
Bachelor's and master's courses in mathematics (majors) and psychology (minors)
at Philipps University in Marburg, Germany
2007 High School Graduation / Abitur (1.0/A+; valedictorian)
Awards & Honors
11/2017 Leibniz Dissertation Award
prizewinner 2017 in category Natural and Technical Sciences
press releases by Leibniz Association and PIK
08/2017 6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Economic Sciences
selected for participation as young economist
sponsored by Mars Inc. and Leibniz Association
05/2017 PIK Dissertation Prize
prize for best Ph.D. thesis 2016
awarded by Society of Friends & Promoters of PIK
2013 -2016 Graduate Scholarship
scholarship for dissertation project
awarded by German Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt)
2015 Research Scholarship
scholarship for research stay abroad
awarded by German Academic Exchange Service

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