Alexandra is a research fellow, working on the project “CONNECT: Connections and Levels of Influence of Treaty Secretariats in International Environmental and Disability Policy over Time”. The project is part of the research unit "International Public Administration" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Within the project, she writes her dissertation with focus on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
For her Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Public Administration, she studied at the University of Konstanz and the University Carlos III in Madrid. Afterwards, she pursued a Master’s degree in Environment and Development (MSc) at the London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE). In her thesis, she examined the influence of foreign direct investment on sustainable development in developing countries.
During and after her studies, she also gained experience in development cooperation in Germany and Peru, working on climate and environmental policy as well as sustainability and human rights issues. Moreover, she worked for the think tank E3G (Third Generation Environmentalism) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
Goritz, A., Kolleck, N., & Jörgens, H. (2019). Analyzing Twitter Data: Advantages and Challenges in the Study of UN Climate Negotiations. SAGE Research Methods Cases. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526472441
Isoaho, K., Goritz, A. & Schulz, N. (2017). Governing Clean Energy Transitions in China and India. In Arendt, D., Arndt, C., Miller, M., Zinaman, O., & Tarp, F. (Eds.), The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions (pp. 231-249). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Goritz, A., Kolleck, N., Jörgens, H. (2018): A Systematic Analysis of the Social Relations Between Non-State Actors and the UNFCCC Secretariat, ECPR General Conference, 22. – 25. August, Hamburg.