Education & Curriculum Vitae
Ph.D. (School of Forestry, University of Montana, USA) & Diploma (Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Russia)
Galina Churkina has a PhD from the School of Forestry, University of Montana, USA and a diploma in Mathematics from the Moscow State University, Russia. After graduation she held a post-doctoral position at the Department of Plant Physiology, University of Bayreuth, Germany. Thereafter she worked as a senior scientist and a group leader at the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry and at the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research in Germany. She held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and at the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE), University of Michigan, USA. She was a senior fellow at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany.