Katrin Kleemann joined the Environment & Society Portal team as a Research Associate in December 2015, where she is coordinating the Virtual Exhibitions and Arcadia projects. She holds a MA degree in early modern history from the Free University Berlin. During her studies she worked as a Research Assistant at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. Currently Katrin Kleemann is enrolled as a PhD student in the Environment and Society doctoral program at the Rachel Carson Center. Her dissertation is in the fields of environmental history, historical climatology, and cultural history and focuses on the impacts of the Icelandic Laki fissure eruption of 1783 on the northern hemisphere.