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A portrait of Elena Lichtenthaler.
Policy Fellow

Elena Lichtenthaler (Klorer) currently pursues a PhD at the University of Göttingen working on China’s international food policy. Prior to that, she was a research associate at MERICS covering research on urbanization (sustainability and innovation), education policy as well as food and consumer protection policy.

Lichtenthaler studied sinology, economics, art history and German linguistics in Freiburg and Beijing. During her studies she spent one year as an exchange student at Beijing University and gained practical experiences at the German embassy in Beijing.