Lea Gathen

Lea Gathen joined the research group in November 2021. She investigates governance of mobility transition with a focus on policy for e-mobility.

Lea Gathen holds a master’s degree in educational sciences and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, both from Leuphana University Lüneburg. During her master’s program, she spent an academic year at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

Previously Lea worked for the University of Hamburg and on a research project at Leuphana, funded by the BMBF. She is a lecturer for the faculty of sustainability.




Upham, P., & Gathen, L. (2021). Actors in transitions: narratives of roles and change in the German e-mobility transition. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 40, 450–460.