Miriam Schröder is research fellow at the Chair of International Relations at the University of Potsdam. She works for the project "Emerging Modes of Governance and Climate Protection: Green Companies in Newly Industrializing Countries", which is part of the DFG supported special research project "Governance in regions with limited statehood". Miriam has a Master’s Degree in Political Science and Chinese Studies from the University of Tübingen. Her research focus is on international climate politics and renewable energy policies in China. Her master thesis had been an analysis of the impact of international NGOs on the climate politics of China. During her studies, she had been a visiting student at the Peking University, China, and at the University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A. Her PhD thesis focuses on CDM project implementation in China at the local level.
Her second area of interest being international development cooperation, Miriam completed a postgraduate programme at the Seminar for Rural Development and carried out short- and longterm assignments for the GTZ and Deutsche Welthungerhilfe/German Agro Action in India.