Curriculum Vitae

Education
2009
PhD (Dr. phil.), passed with distinction (summa cum laude)

Dissertation
: From internal to informal labor markets? The ramifications of the projectification of work and employment on life course, social integration and interest representation of project workers in architecture and media.
[„Von internen zu informellen Arbeitsmärkten? Die Auswirkungen der Projektifizierung von Arbeit und Beschäftigung auf Lebensverläufe, soziale Integration und Interessenvertretung am Beispiel von Architektur und Medien“]

International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy at the Max Planck and Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and University of Duisburg-Essen, Faculty of Social Sciences
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Streeck, Prof. Karen A. Shire Ph.D.

2007 – 2008
Visiting Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE), Yale University

2002
Diplom (MA equivalent) in Sociology, University of Bielefeld, Grade: 1.0/ with distinction

Positions
2011 – 2012
Max-Weber-Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence.

2009 - onwards
Post-doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen

2009
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

2005 – 2008
Doctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne (International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy)

2003 – 2005
Research Associate in the project “Virtual Working and Learning in Project-based Networks” [Virtuelles Arbeiten und Lernen in projektartigen Netzwerken], Institute of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen

Prizes and awards
Best dissertation award, Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI), Essen [Dissertationspreis Kulturwissenschaften 2010]

Best dissertation award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen [Sparkassenpreis für herausragende Dissertationen der Universität Duisburg-Essen 2010]