Charlotte Dries

Research Scientist

Charlotte Dries is the new research scientist at the Harding Center for Risk Literacy. She completed her master’s degree in psychology with a focus on social, occupational and organizational psychology. She wrote her master’s thesis in collaboration with the Robert Koch Institute. The topic of her thesis was how different forms of uncertainty communication affect trust in numbers and scientists. Her research interests lie in the areas of uncertainty perception, uncertainty communication, trust and conspiracy mentality.

  • Since January 2022: Research scientist at the Harding Center for Risk Literacy, University of Potsdam
  • 2021: Master of Science (MSc.) in Psychology at Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2020-2021: Research assistant at the Risk- and Science Communication Group within the Robert Koch Institute