2003-2009 Studied Social Sciences (main focus: Sociology) at University of Duisburg-Essen
2007-2010 Research Assistant, project “Intercultural Contact Zones. Patterns of social order in handling the consequences of migration”, Research Group “Interculturality”, Institute of Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen
2008-2010 Assistant, Office of the German Sociological Association
2011 - 2013 Research Associate, Cluster of Excellence "Languages of Emotion", Freie Universität Berlin, Project "Forgiveness: Conceptual and Empirical Analyses"
Since February 2014 Research Associate »Fiction meets science«, Universität Bremen