Silvia Weko

Silvia Weko

Research Associate

Silvia Weko joined the IASS in 2019 as a research associate for the project Investigating the Systemic Impacts of the Global Energy Transition (ISIGET). She holds a Master's degree in Sociology from the Freie Universität Berlin, and a bachelor's degree in International Studies from Juniata College. During her studies she worked for the Heinrich Böll Foundation on their global Energiewende project and was responsible for communicating the benefits of the energy transition to an international audience. As a freelance energy expert, she created the Energiewende Wiki for the Böll Foundation, performed quantitative research on transportation and emissions, and took part in expert dialogues on European energy and regional development.

  • 2016-2018 Student Assistant, Heinrich Böll Foundation
  • 2016-2018 Masters Sociology - European Societies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2010-2014 Bachelors International Studies and German, Juniata College
  • Global energy transition
  • Attitudes towards climate change
  • Social inequality