Professional Experience

since June 2011
Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Bremen's Institute for Intercultural and International Studies, InIIS

February 2018 - April 2018
Visiting Research Scholar, The New School, New York (Schools of Public Engagement)

October 2015 - March 2016
Substitute Professor for Political Science focus­ing on the foreign affairs of Western European states at the Institute for Political Science, Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.

October 2008 – May 2011
Research and Teaching Assistant (per pro.) at Bielefeld University's Faculty of Sociology

August 2008 – December 2008    
Postdoctoral research fellow at the cluster of excellence: Formation of Normative Orders, Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.

July 2005 – September 2008    
Research and teaching assistant at the Institute of Political Science (IPW-HSG), University of St. Gallen

July 2006 – August 2006    
Research stay at the University of Sheffield, UK

April 2001 – March 2002
Teaching assistant at the Institute of Comparative Politics and International Relations, Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.


Education (University)

June 2017
Venia legendi in political science awarded by the University of Bremen (Germany) based on a lecture on The death of soldiers and German foreign policy and the (cumulative) habilitation treatise on Pragmatist World Politics Research

September 2008
Promotion to a Dr. rer. publ. at the University of St. Gallen

May 2003
Final degree (Magister Artium) in Political Science, Sociology and Economics (Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.)

Studies of Political Science (major subject), Sociology and Economics (minor subjects) at Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.