Alexandra Steinkraus specialised in environmental economics, migration policy and renewable energy at the Hertie School. Prior to joining the Hertie School, she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a concentration in human rights and justice studies and spent time studying global migrations in Berlin. Her professional experience includes working in organisational development at The Advocates for Human Rights as well as completing internships at the United Nations Association of Minnesota and the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) in Berlin, where she contributed to a grant proposal on the social sciences and humanities aspects of the energy transition. Furthermore, she has spoken on the death penalty at the Human Rights Council.
Master's thesis title
Designing distribution network tariffs for a just energy transition: A behavioural welfare economics approach