Lena Maria Schaffer, born the 4th of December of 1979 in Schorndorf (D) studied Management/Administration Science at the University of Constance, Warwick (UK) and Bologna (IT). She was since July 2014 a scientific assistant at Chair for International Politics. She wrote her promotion at the ETH Zürich on the subject of "Voluntary climate change initiatives in the U.S.: Analyzing participation in space and time". After finishing her dissertation she had a postdoctoral position at the research group "International Relations" at the ETH Zürich and was active in different projects on the area of climate policy and trade governance. After another postdoc position at the University of Constance, as of the autumn term 2016, she teaches and researches as assistant professor at the University of Lucerne.
- Schaffer, L. M., & Spilker, G. (2019). Self-interest vs. Sociotropic Considerations: An Information-based Perspective to Understanding Individuals’ Trade Preferences. Review of International Political Economy. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/09692290.2019.1642232
- Koubi, V., Böhmelt, T., Spilker, G., & Schaffer, L. (2018). The Determinants of Environmental Migrants’ Conflict Perception. International Organization, 72 (4), 905–936. https://doi.org/doi:10.1017/S0020818318000231
- Schaffer, L., & Spilker, G. (2016). Adding Another Level: Individual Responses to Globalization and Government Welfare Policies. Political Science Research and Methods, 4 (2), 399–426.
- Koubi, V., Spilker, G., Schaffer, L., & Bernauer, T. (2016). Environmental Stressors and Migration: Evidence from Vietnam. World Development, 79, 197–210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.11.016
- Oehl, B., Schaffer, L. M., & Bernauer, T. (2016). How to measure public demand for policies when there is no appropriate survey data? Journal of Public Policy; J. Pub. Pol., 1–32. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0143814X16000155
- Koubi, V., Spilker, G., Schaffer, L., & Böhmelt, T. (2016). The role of environmental perceptions in migration decision-making: evidence from both migrants and non-migrants in five developing countries. Population and Environment, 38 (2), 134–163.
- Schaffer, L., & Bernauer, T. (2014). Explaining Government Choices for Promoting Renewable Energy. Energy Policy, 68, 15–27.
- Spilker, G., Schaffer, L., & Bernauer, T. (2012). Does Social Capital Increase Public Support for Economic Globalization? European Journal of Political Research, 51 (6), 756–784.
- Hofmann, T., & Schaffer, L. (2009). Einmal Frieden und zurück? Friedensmissionen und die wiederkehrende Eskalation innerstaatlicher Gewalt. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 34.
- Schneider, G., & Schaffer, L. (2005). Die Prognosegüte von Wahlbörsen und Meinungsumfragen zur Bundestagswahl 2005. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 45 (4), 674–681.
- Umit, R., & Schaffer, L. (2019). Attitudes to carbon taxes across Europe: The role of perceived uncertainty and self-interest: at the revise and resubmit stage for publication in Energy Policy.
- Koubi, V. (2019). Environmental Migration: Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Trapped Populations: at the revise and resubmit stage for publication.
- Schaffer, L. (2019). Implications of Energy Transitions on Individuals, Publics and Parties: An International and Comparative Research Agenda: Under Review.
- Schaffer, L. M., Oehl, B., & Bernauer, T. (2016). Do they hear the call? Public demand and policy responsiveness in the area of climate change policies.
- Schaffer, L. (2016). Nature, Nurture or Neighbors: Testing Participation Patterns in voluntary climate change initiatives.