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M.Sc. Katharina Molitor

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M.Sc. Katharina Molitor

Südbau, Raum 1.19

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-221-470-7426
E-Mail katharina.molitor(at)uni-koeln.de


Research Interests

  • Anthropogeography, Economic Geography, Food and Nutrition Security, agri-food networks, marketization, practice theory methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research, focus groups, Global South, Bangladesh

Scientific Career

  • Since 05/2016 research fellow and PhD candidate, research topic (working title) "The role of food price changes on smallholders' market-making practices for food and nutrition security in the Global South", Graduate School of Geoscience (GSGS), University of Cologne
  • 06/2015 to 10/2015 "Start-up honour grant" of the Graduate School of Geoscience (GSGS), University of Cologne
  • 10/2011 to 04/2015  studies in Geography (Master of Science), focus Human Geography, subsidiary subjects Ethnology, Master Thesis „Food Prices, smallholder’s production and food security in surrounding area of Rajshahi, Bangladesh“
  • 10/2008 to 09/2011  studies in Geography (Bachelor of Science), University of Cologne, subsidiary subjects Ethnology and political economy, Bachelor Thesis „The impact of the mineral oil sector for Ecuador’s development“

Student/Research assistant

  • 01/2016 to 10/2016 Research assistant (WHK), University of Cologne
  • 08/2013 09/2014  Research assistant (WHF) at the Institute for Geography of the University of Cologne in a DFG-funded research project in environmental oriented Economic Geography „Green Building in regional strategies for sustainability: Multi-actor governance and innovative building technologies in Europem Australia and Canada (GreenRegio)“
  • 2010 to 2012 Student assistant (WHF) at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne in a DFG-funded research project focused on environmental oriented Economic Geography on urban environmental quality as the negotiation process of industrial companies acting in environmental governance in India (value chain, automobile industry)

Memberships

  • since 12/2016 Doctoral candidate representative (since 02/2017 member of the Steering Committee) Graduate School of Geoscience (GSGS), University of Cologne
  • South Asia Study Group within the DGfG
  • Economic Geography colloquium of the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne
  • Postgraduate colloquium of environmental oriented Economic Geography (UmWiG), University of Cologne and Luxembourg
  • Society for Geography of Cologne (registered association)
  • Verband der Geographen an deutschen Hochschulen (VDGH)

Teaching experience

  • WiSe 2016 Seminar in preparation of the student excursion to Ghana for master students, University of Cologne
  • WiSe 2016 Seminar "New(er) approaches and concepts in Economic Geography" for master students, University of Cologne
  • WiSe 2015 Seminar "Chances and challenges in the Global South", University of Cologne

Tutorial

  • SuSe 2013 and 2014 Tutor for "Urbanization and Economy", Institute of Geography, University of Cologne
  • Every WiSe from 2009 to 2015 Tutor for "Statistics and mathematical methods", Institute of Geography, University of Cologne