Sarah Joseph

PhD Candidate

Sarah Joseph is a PhD candidate in the field of Sustainable Food Systems at the Kühne Logistics University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Hanno Friedrich since July 2017. She received her Master of Science in Resource Efficiency in Architecture and Urban Planning from the HafenCity University in Hamburg, Germany in May 2016 and her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Administration from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburg, New York, USA in May 2012.

Sarah’s Master Thesis entitled “Can Regional Organic Agriculture Feed the Regional Community: A Case Study for Hamburg and North Germany” examined the potential for Hamburg and the surrounding areas to feed citizens based on a diet produced solely organically and regionally in regards to agricultural land requirements. She plans to continue focusing on the topic of sustainable resource use, further examining the life cycle and distribution of products within the global food system.

Professional Experience

 since 2015

Freelance SEO Writer, Copywriter, Web Designer
Editorial Work/Lecturer


Wirkungsvoll GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Editorial/Workshops/Online Marketing


Internship at Geoinsight Inc. Middletown, CT, USA

2012-2013Auxiliary of Conversation, C.E.I.P. Daniel Martín, Madrid, Spain
Assistant English Teacher at bilingual Spanish primary school


Since 2017

PhD candidate in the field of Sustainable Food Systems at Kühne Logistics University


Master of Science, Resource Efficiency in Architecture and Urban Planning, HafenCity University, Hamburg, Germany

2012Bachelor of Science, Business Management and Administration, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, New York, USA
2011Semester study abroad at University of Granada, Granada, Spain
  • FoodOPS 2017: The International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop
  • 2017