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 has shaped her academic work. She is native German but also speaks English, Turkish, Spanish, and French at different levels. She works on various research projects involving international perspectives and cooperation, all with a focus on aspects of sustainable mobility behaviour and the goal to support mobility justice. One of her main projects engages in the cycling mobility of migrants in Germany, where she examines cultural differences and barriers to develop supporting strategies to include migrants in multi-modal urban mobility. Currently, she is preparing for her doctorate in mobility culture.