04/2011-04/2016 University of Mainz, Germany
Ph.D. in Political Science (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kai Arzheimer).
09/2008-05/2009 University of Glasgow, UK
Exchange year, Political Science and Computer Science.
10/2005-03/2011 University of Mainz and University of Freiburg, Germany
Magister 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 NPD’s voters 1969“.
Since 10/2016: Post-Doctoral Researcher & Project manager (Immigrant German Election Study)
Chair for Empirical Political Science, Prof. Dr. Achim Goerres, Department of Political Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg.
11/2015-09/2016: Post-Doctoral Researcher
German 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, Prof. Dr. Kai Arzheimer, Department of Political Science at the University of Mainz.
2005-2011 Internships and student jobs
- Infratest-dimap, Berlin, Election surveys (3 months)
- Europäische Akademie Berlin, Web administration/-programming (2 years)
- fabio tripicchio e-mail-marketing, Freiburg i.Br., Market research, Accounting, and Web administration/-programming (6 years)
- MSG Systems AG, Eschborn, Marketing assistent (1 year)
- Trainee at Aperto AG, Berlin, Brand Communications (3 months)
12.-17.08.2013 GESIS Summer School
Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling with MPLUS, Cologne, Prof. Jost Reinecke
14.-20.01.2013 ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques
Interpreting Binary Logistic Regression Models With Stata, Wien, Markus Wagner
Computer-based text analysis with wordscore / R, Mainz, Dr. William Lowe
15.-28.08.2009 Sommer School
Multivariate Analysis with SPSS, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands, Dr. Ellen Hamaker
Grants and Awards
2014-2016 Junior member of the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers
2014 & 2016 Conference travel grants from the DAAD
2013, 2014, & 2015 Conference travel grants from the University of Mainz
2013 Research grant, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung (with Prof. Dr. Siegfried Schumann) ~30,000 Euros
Section Co-Chair Electoral Politics at the ECPR Graduate Conference in Tartu (Section Chair: Martin Schultze)
Panel-Chair Sociological and Psychological Approaches for Explaining Electoral Behaviour
Elected member of the institute board (Institutsvorstand), Department of Political Science, JGU Mainz
Section Co-Chair Electoral Politics at the ECPR Graduate Conference in Innsbruck (Section Chair: Martin Schultze)
Panel Chair Contextual Factors in Voting Research
Panel Co-Chair Innovative Approaches to the Study of Voting Behaviour and Campaigns (Panel Chair: Jasmin Fitzpatrick)
Member of the appointment committee for the chair in Fachdidaktik, Department of Political Science, JGU Mainz
+++: LimeSurvey, Stata, SPSS, WordPress
++: MPLUS, R, Typo3
++: HTML/CSS3, Java, LaTeX, Oracle SQL, PHP
German (native speaker), English (C1), French (B1), and Russian (A2).