Vita

SHORT VITA

DR. KAROLINA JANKOWSKA

Since 2021: Senior Expert, Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) (German Energy Agency), Berlin.

Since 2019: Expert, Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) (German Energy Agency), Berlin.

2016-2019: Project manager, Sunbeam GmbH, Berlin.

2014-2016: Scientific policy advisor, state parliament of Berlin.

20092013: Research & teaching assistant and tutor:

  • Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU), FU Berlin;
  • Graduate School of Global Politics, FU Berlin.
  • Research and teaching residences: Fraunhofer MOEZ, Leipzig; Institute of Politcal Science, University of Wroclaw, Poland.

 

2011: Doctoral degree in political science, FU Berlin.

2008: Magister of european science, Jagiellonian University, Cracov, Poland.

2007: Magister of sociology, Jagiellonian University, Cracov, Poland.

 

VITA

DR. KAROLINA JANKOWSKA

born in Szczecin, Poland

HIGHER EDUCATION

2007 – 2011 Doctoral studies at the Environmental Policy Research Centre [Forschungszentrum für Umweltpolitik (FFU)] at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of Political Science, Department of Political and Social Science at the Free University of Berlin [Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin)], supervisors: Prof. Dr. Miranda Schreurs, PD Dr. Lutz Mez.

2006 – 2007 Study at the Evangelische Fachhoschule für Sozialarbeit und Sozialpädagogik [Protestant University of Applied Science for Social Work and Social Pedagogy] in Berlin.

2002 – 2008 Inter-faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities at the Jagiellonian University in Cracov (Krakow), Poland, major study fields: sociology, European studies, Polish language and literature.

DEGREES

2011 Doctoral degree in political science from the Free University of Berlin, title of the thesis (in German): “Die Kräfte des Wandels. Die Wandlung Polens von einer auf Kohle basierenden zu einer an erneuerbaren Energien orientierten Gesellschaft” [The forces of change. The Polish transition from coal-based manufacturing to renewable oriented society], final grade: magna cum laude.

2008 Magister of European studies from the Jagiellonian University in Cracov, final grade: very good.

2007 Magister of sociology from the Jagiellonian University in Cracov, final grade: very good.

RESEARCH, CONSULTING AND OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE (SELECTION)

Since April 2019 Expert, System and Market Integration of Renewable Energies, national and international, by Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) [German Energy Agency] in Berlin; since January 2021: Senior Expert.

December 2016 – March 2019 Project manager and editor of a daily newsletter on media coverage of renewable energies and energy transition PresseTrend by Sunbeam GmbH in Berlin.

August 2014 – October 2016 Scientific policy advisor to the Pirate Party’s parliamentary group in the Abgeordnetenhaus von Berlin [House of Representatives of Berlin]:

  • October 2015 – October 2016: in the fields of European & Federal Issues and Civic Engagement.
  • April 2015 – October 2016: in the fields of Health & Social Affairs and Labour, Integration, Vocational Training & Women.
  • August 2014 – October 2015: in the field of Energy Policy in the Study Commission of the parliament “Neue Energie für Berlin – Zukunft der energiewirtschaftlichen Strukturen [New Energy for Berlin – The Future of Energy-Sector Structures].

Here you may read the Interim Report of the Study Commission on New Energy for Berlin – The Future of Energy-Sector Structures.

Here you may read the Final Report of the Study Commission on New Energy for Berlin – The Future of Energy-Sector Structures in German.

Here you may read the Final Report of the Study Commission on New Energy for Berlin – The Future of Energy-Sector Structures in English.

January – July 2014 Human resources, marketing/PR and sales manager in the company WindSys Windsystems & Technologies in Schrobenhausen in Bavaria, Germany.

March – December 2013 Visiting research fellow in the Fraunhofer Centre for Central and Eastern Europe MOEZ in Leipzig, group “Energy and social dialogue”.

April – June 2013 Lecturer in the Institute of Politcal Science at the Univeristy of Wroclaw.

October 2009February 2013 Research and teaching assistant in the Forschungszentrum für Umweltpolitik (FFU) [Environmental Policy Research Centre] in Berlin (a.o. from Oct 2011 to Feb 2012 tutor in the Graduate School of Global Politics, Otto-Suhr-Institute of Political Science, Department of Political and Social Science at the Free University of Berlin).

January 2009 – October 2010 Communication assistant in the SHK-Ausbildungszentrum Berlin (Sanitär-Heizungs-Klempner-Klima-Ausbildungszentrum Berlin) [Vocational Training Centre for Sanitary-Heating-Plumber-Air Conditioning Berlin].