Lisa Oswald is a PhD candidate at Hertie’s Data Science Lab under the supervision of Prof. Simon Munzert. She graduated from the University of Oxford with a MSc in Social Data Science, and from the University of Kassel with a BSc and MSc in Psychology. Her research focuses on the social and ecological aspects of digitisation in urban areas. She is particularly interested in the way citizens are represented and included in “Smart City” initiatives, to promote actual social equality and sustainability. She is further interested in the public perception of climate change, political opinion formation, online communication dynamics and the emergence of collective behaviour. She aims to help construct better policies using her expertise in quantitative methods and psychology.
Main supervisor: Prof. Dr. Simon Munzert