Dipl., Geography, Environmental Economics and Sociology, University of Bonn, Germany
Maria Schwab studied Geography, Environmental Economics and Sociology at the University of Bonn with a focus on sustainable development, climate change and social research methods; her diploma thesis was on the impact of food price fluctuations on rural livelihoods in Cambodia.
Before joining UNU-EHS, she worked as a Research Assistant at the German Development Institute and the Institute for Ecological Economics.
Maria Schwab is a PhD researcher within the WISDOM project, in the Vulnerability Assessment, Risk Management and Adaptive Planning Section. She works on coping and adaptation processes to climate change related hazards in rural areas in the Mekong Delta.