Researchers

Pia Piroschka Otte

Senior Researcher - PhD Political Science

Pia Piroschka Otte has been a senior researcher at RURALIS since 2015. She has an interdisciplinary background with a PhD in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from NTNU. Her work focuses on social science research addressing energy transitions, climate change and rural/urban development. She has worked internationally mainly in Mozambique, but also conducted fieldwork in India, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Botswana, South Africa and New Zealand. Pia has a strong expertise in interdisciplinary research and a solid methodological background including participatory methods and QCA. Besides her research, she has taught several courses at NTNU, Technische Universität Darmstadt and Lund University.