Caroline Grünhagen is a research associate (M.Sc.) at the Center for Ocean and Society and works in the GenClim project, which investigates the impacts of climate change on fish diversity and the associated socio-economic consequences.

After completing her B.Sc. in Economics at Kiel University (2019) with a thesis on the regulation of recreational fisheries, she successfully followed up with a M.Sc. in Environmental and Resource Economics in 2021. During her studies, she gained additional experience as a research assistant at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the CAU Kiel.