SCHMID, DOMINIQUE VANESSA

Department of Political and Social Sciences

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Biography

Dominique is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She holds a BA in Business and Management from Oxford Brookes University and an MA in International Relations from the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). 

Dominique’s thesis focuses on the social effects of greenhouse gas emission reduction projects in the Global South with a special emphasis on agriculture, forestry and other land- use projects (AFOLU). Her PhD project is associated with the Planetary Wellbeing Initiative from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (link). 

Previously, Dominique worked for almost ten years in various corporate functions and more recently as a research and teaching assistant at IBEI. Dominique has also worked as a sustainability project manager for a local development organisation in Tanzania.