Diploma in Physics, PhD in Philosophy
Lecturer in Geography

Academic Background

I obtained my degree in Physics at the University of Potsdam in Germany and my PhD in Philosophy of Science at the Free University Berlin.

Undergraduate Teaching

Climatology and meteorology, remote sensing, climate policy.

Postgraduate Teaching

Climatology, climate modelling, climate policy.

Research Interests

Extreme weather events, Loss and damage, quantification of uncertainty, climate modelling.


I have a 7-year old. I’d love to be a dancer, but for this life I’ll probably always just dance. Other than that I’ve got the best job in the world, travel the world thanks to it and go running with my dog to keep me sane.


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College: Geography

See also Dr Otto's profile on the departmental website.