Lucie Benoit is a PhD student at the University of Bern. She joined the Institute of Social Anthropology in Spring 2023 as part of the SNF Ambizione project “Juridification of Climate Politics”. Her research focusses on how the judiciary process and the climate activism movement co-constitute each other in Switzerland.

She holds a MA in Environmental Sciences and Humanities from the University of Fribourg, where she wrote her master thesis on the role of international justice in the negotiation of Swiss climate policies. Previously, she studied German, History and Geography.

Research interests:

  • Ethics of Climate Change
  • Critical Geography
  • Political Ecology
  • Legal Anthropology