Charlotte RUNGIUS

Charlotte Rungius is a research associate at Robert Merton Center for Science Studies (RMZ) at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, involved in a research project on the societal impact of research. From 2018 till 2021, she was a team member of S4D4C as a researcher at the German Centre for Higher Education and Science Research (DZHW). She is the lead author of the S4D4C case study “SESAME – An international research infrastructure in the Middle East”, she contributed to the transversal analysis of cases and several training activities and events. Read HERE an interview with her, published as part of S4D4C’s researcher’s voices series. Charlotte graduated in political economics (B.Sc.) from the University of Mannheim and Bilkent University, Ankara. She specialized in International Relations and in the sociology of scientific knowledge and graduated with an M.A. degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from Augsburg University and SIS, American University in Washington, DC. During her time in Washington, she worked at the German Embassy and at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS). From 2014 to 2018, she was a researcher and lecturer at the Chair for Political Sciences, Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Augsburg. Charlotte is a mediator and was an academic trainer in the CIMIC simulations with the Austrian Armed Forces as part of the M.A. programme for peace studies at the University of Innsbruck. Charlotte is currently completing her PhD thesis, developing the Transrational Peace Philosophy (Innsbruck School of Peace Studies) as a science studies approach​.