Lena Maria Schaffer

University of Luzern, Switzerland

“Inequalities in Climate (Policy) Exposure and Preferences for Compensation”

Lena Maria Schaffer is a Professor of Political Science and International & Transnational Relations at the University of Lucerne. From February until September 2023, she was also a guest professor at the Excellence Cluster “The Politics of Inequality” of the University of Konstanz. Before joining the University of Luzern, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Konstanz (2014-2016) and in the “International Political Economy” group at the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and the Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED) at ETH Zürich (2011-2014). In her research, activities, she is interested in how global problems (climate change) and enhanced interdependence (globalization) that transcend the traditional sphere of the nation state impact on politics and governance aspects within and between nations.