04/2011-04/2016 University of Mainz, GermanyPh.D. Political Science (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kai Arzheimer).
09/2008-05/2009 University of Glasgow, UKExchange year, Political Science and Computer Science.
10/2005-03/2011 University of Mainz and Freiburg, GermanyMagister Artium (= Master of Arts)
Joint degree: Political Science (major), Computer Science, and Accounting.
Master thesis "The voters of the extreme right - an empirical analysis of the factors that influenced the NPD vote in 1969".
Since 10/2016: Post-Doctoral Researcher & Project managerUniversity of Duisburg-Essen
11/2015-10/2016: Post-Doctoral ResearcherGerman Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), Berlin
04/2011-11/2015 Research and teaching associate (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin)Chair for German Politics and Political Sociology, Department of Political Science at the University of Mainz
12/2010-02/2011 Trainee Project managementCorporate & Brand Communications at Aperto AG, Berlin
2005-2011 Internships and student jobs
- Infratest-dimap, Berlin, Election surveys
- Europäische Akademie Berlin, Web administration/-programming
- fabio tripicchio e-mail-marketing, Freiburg i.Br., Market Research, Accounting and Web administration/-programming
- MSG Systems AG, Eschborn, Marketing assistent