Dr Doris Wu
Dr Doris Wu is a research associate for A Path for Europe. Her areas of interests include EU Environmental, Migration and Public Health policies from the angle of climate change. She is currently based in Berlin as a freelance science writer and editor.
She recently completed her PhD as part of the International Max Planck Research School “The Leipzig School of Human Origins” based at Leipzig University and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig, Germany). As a guest doctoral candidate at the Robert Koch Institute (Berlin, Germany), she worked on topics related to zoonotic disease transmission (i.e., malaria and respiratory diseases), health and sociality in non-human primates. She has a MRes in Primatology from the University of Roehampton (London, UK) and a double BSc in Biology and Psychology (minor in Political Science) from the University of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA). She conducted fieldwork in South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire. She speaks English, has beginner level French and Mandarin Chinese and is currently learning German.
As a research associate, Doris will help develop research programs, organize events and publish articles on a regular basis.