Dr. Christina Rademacher-Schulz

Function: Senior Researcher

Specialization: Ethnology

Work areas:

  • Migration and refugees
  • environmental/climate change and migration
  • rural development
  • conflicts
  • power, identity and resistance
  • gender


since 3/2020 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher, Coordination FFVT-Project
1/2018- 2/2020 GIZ, area: Human mobility in the context of climate change
Independent scientist and consultant
7/2014-12/2017 Elternzeit
6/2011- 6/2014 United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
Associate Academic Officer, Area: environmentally-induced migration
2010 ATV Training and Networking Köln
Practice College Project and Process Management
2001-2009 University of Cologne, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology
Researcher GLOWA-IMPETUS project, Morocco. PhD student (2004-2009)
1993-2001 University of Göttingen
Master in Social and Cultural Anthropology, minors: Arabic studies, education


  • 2001 Grant Carl-Duisberg-Society
  • 2014 Post-doc research grant, AXA Research Fund

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces