Gina Maskell

Doctoral Researcher

Gina's doctoral research focuses on agroforestry and plantation systems (primarily coffee), with a specific focus on integrating spatial and social science methods for adaptation assessment. She is funded under the Geo.X network.


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 2572
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Her educational background includes degrees in...

  • Environmental Planning (MSc) from the Technische Universität Berlin
  • Environmental Science (BA) from New York University

She previously worked in environmental and hands-on education, designing citizen science for inside and outside the classroom and working with students on an urban rooftop farm. She brings with her a stance that there's room for everyone in science.

  • remote sensing
  • mixed geospatial methods
  •  smallholder agricultural systems
  • landscape-level impact and adaptation studies 

& Non-Research Interests 
  • nontraditional and hands-on ways of sharing science with the public
  • Participatory and DIY science

  • Learning from mixed methods research on forest landscape restoration and climate change, SoSe 2021. Humboldt University Berlin, Q-teams research-based learning seminar.