Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2018: Lichtenberg-Professor in political sociology at Freie Universität Berlin and Vice Director of the Center for Civil Society Research a joint initiative of Freie Universität and WZB Berlin Social Science Center

04/2014-09/2018: Research fellow at the European University Institute in Florence

09/2013-03/2014: Senior research and teaching associate at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute for Political Science, University of Munich

09/2012-08/2013: Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute in Florence

01/2011: PhD (Dr. phil, summa cum laude) in political science, University of Munich

10/2005 - 08/2012: Research and teaching associate at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute for Political Science, University of Munich

10/2003 - 06/2005: Research associate at the research area ‘Policy Analysis and Evaluation’, University of Zurich

2001 - 2004: Teaching assistant at the Institute for Political Science, University of Zurich

10/1999 - 06/2005: Master (lic. phil.) in political science, communication studies, and international law, University of Zurich and Växjö/Sweden