Kristina Fürst

Kristina Fürst

Research Associate

Kristina Fuerst joined IASS as a research associate in April 2022. Her work on CO2 utilization focuses on the societal acceptance and public perception of CO2 utilization technologies as well as their embedding in the German decarbonization strategy. Before joining the IASS, Kristina studied at the Berlin Hertie School in the master's program International Affairs. She wrote her master thesis on the global energy transition and its security implications for fossil fuel exporting countries. Previously, she studied at the Elliot School of International Affairs in Washington DC and at the University of Passau (B.A. Governance and Public Policy).

  • 2019 - 2022 M.A. International Affairs (Focus: Security and Sustainability)
  • 2021 - Exchange semester at Elliot School of International Affairs (GWU), Washington DC
  • 2020 - 2021 Young professional in project "global energy transition - communications", GIZ Berlin
  • 2019 - Intern in project "Support to the African Governance Architecture", GIZ Addis Ababa (ETH)
  • 2015 - 2019 B.A. Governance and Public Policy, University of Passau
  • Political and societal perception of CO2 utilisation technologies
  • CCU in industrial decarbonization
  • Global energy transition - security nexus
  • International cooperation in international climate policy and just energy transition
  • Gender equality

Publications at the IASS

Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Fuerst, K., Johann, M., & Oswald, M. (2019). German Media Coverage of ISIL's Propaganda Videos. An Analysis of Media Framing. Paper presented at the IAMCR 2019 conference in Madrid, Spain.
  • Fuerst, K., Johann, M., & Oswald, M. (2019). Agreement or Contestation? Frames of Terrorism in German-speaking Print and Online News Media. Presentation on the IAMCR annual conference 2019 (07.07.-11.07.2019) in Madrid, Spanien.
  • 2021 - 2022 Mentee at Hertie Environment and Energy Network
  • 2021 Fulbrigh Travel Grant (exchange semester at Elliot School of International Affairs, GWU, Washington DC)
  • 2020 - 2021 Mentee at Hertie Foundation
  • 2016 - 2017 Scholar Deutschlandstipendium