Katharina Götting has been working as a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam since 2019. As a part of the interdisciplinary EXPERI team, she is doing her PhD on social representations, acceptance, and behaviour change against the backdrop of Berlin’s mobility law (Berliner Mobilitätsgesetz, MobG).
Previously, she worked at the research and consulting institute adelphi in projects on sustainable consumption and the green economy. She studied Psychology in Wuppertal and Berlin and wrote her master’s thesis on connectedness to nature and sustainable consumption among adolescents. She is also an active member of the Initiative Psychologie im Umweltschutz (IPU), which aims to foster environmental protection by means of psychology.