Sophia joined the team of the Kopernikus Energy Transition Navigation project at the IASS in January 2017. She studied psychology in Münster and Paris and was a PhD student in the Department for Sociology of Technology and Environment at the University of Stuttgart from 2013 to 2016. The topic of her dissertation project is rebound behaviour in car-based mobility. Her research was funded by the interdisciplinary programme Helmholtz Alliance ENERGY TRANS. In 2015, Sophia was a visiting scholar in the Department for Innovative Mobility at the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California in Berkeley.