Lisa-Marie Schaefer holds a master’s degree in Psychology and currently works as scientific staff at the traffic and transportation psychology chair. As a minor, she studied digital and culture sciences at Leuphana University in Lüneburg (Germany) and took 2018 her master’s degree in Psychology at Technische Universität Dresden with a focus on ‘Human Performance in Socio-Technical Systems. Since then, she has been part of the research team at the chair of traffic and transportation psychology at TU Dresden.
Since her one year abroad at Middle East Technical University in Ankara (Turkey) during her undergraduate program, her interest in culture and intercultural differences shape her academic work. She is native German but also speaks English, Turkish, Spanish and French at different levels. She works on different research projects, mainly supported by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. Her current main project engages in the cycling mobility of migrants in Germany, where she examines cultural differences and barriers in order to develop supporting strategies to include migrants into multi-modal urban mobility. Currently, she is preparing for her doctorate in mobility culture.