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Helena Römmelmann

Position: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences


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About Helena Römmelmann

Helena is a doctoral student in Environmental Sociology and part of the research school WATCH. 

Helenas research interest is water in relation to the concept of “rights of nature” as a transformative concept. She feels deeply for environmental- and social justice issues related to climate change.

Helena works with a holistic view of people and environments, she is a generalist and knowledgeable about vulnerable groups and how society functions at different levels, in Sweden as well as in an international development context. She did her master thesis in Cape Town, South Africa about food security, focusing on social risks related to climate change. 

Helena has a background as a social work practitioner and returned to higher education to study a 2-year master program in Societal Risk Management at Karlstad university. She has worked as a research assistant at Karlstad- and Örebro university in various international and national projects, for example disaster risk management in the Balkans, flooding in Denmark and Sweden and (un)sustainable consumption in Sweden.