Dorothee Weiffen is a Researcher at ISDC. Her research interests include poverty alleviation, food security, inequality, and gender, especially in conflict-affected settings.
Previously, she worked as a Quantitative Research Assistant at the Development Economics and Food Security research group at IGZ. In addition, she completed several internships, among others at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy.
Dorothee holds a B.A. in Economics from Georg-August University of Göttingen and has spent exchange semesters at the Pontifical University Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, and the University of Belgrade, Serbia. She is currently pursuing her M.Sc. in Public Economics at Freie Universität Berlin. With her Master Thesis, she studied the impact of agricultural interventions on food security in conflict affected settings.