Janina Walkenhorst has been an academic assistant at the Chair of Political Theory since March 2020. She also teaches at the Chair of International Politics and Chair of Politics and Governance.
From 2013 to 2017, she studied political science and history at Technische Universität Dresden. She subsequently earned her master's degree at the University of Potsdam with a focus in international climate and environmental policy. In addition to her studies, Janina Walkenhorst worked, among others, as a SHK at the University of Dresden, in an agency for sustainability consulting, and from 2019 to 2021 as a lecturer at the University of Potsdam.
Thematically, she focuses on the contribution that sustainability initiatives make to society and politics internationally, from both a research and a practical perspective. In addition to her teaching activities, she is responsible for coordinating the tutorials "Introduction to Scientific Work" of the Department of Political Science.