Curriculum Vitae

2018
Professor of Political Science with a focus on “Comparative Politics” at the University of Münster.

April 2017
Award from the Democracy Foundation of the University of Cologne for my book The Loss of Political Equality

Since September 2015
Member of the Executive Council of the German Political Science Association (DVPW). Between 09/2015 and 09/2016 Interim President of the DVPW

2014
Professor of Political Science with a focus on “International Comparative Political Economy” at the University of Osnabrück.

April 2014
Habilitation at the University of Heidelberg.
Title: The Loss of Political Equality. Democracy in the Age of Economic Liberalization.

since 2012
Spokesperson of the „Political Economy” Section of the DVPW

2010
Job offer (W1 professor) at the Goethe University for Empirical Research on Democracy

October 2006 to April 2007
Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at Delmenhorst

2006-2014
Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies

May 2004 to March 2006
Postdoc Stipend at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.

June 2005
Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society awarded for the dissertation thesis

September 2004
Doctoral degree from the University of Bremen.
Title of the thesis: Between international aims and national politics: Economic policy coordination in the European Union, the OECD and the International Monetary Fund.

2001-2004
Graduate student at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne.

December 2000
Diploma in Political Science
Thesis: The Welfare State in the European Multilevel Polity

1998-2000
Student of Political Science, Ecnomics and Peace and Conflict Research at the University of Marburg

November 1998
Master of Arts: International Conflict Analysis.
Thesis: Critical Theory and the Just Resolution of Conflicts.

1996-1998
Student at the Unversity of Kent at Canterbury

1994-1996
Student of Political Science and Economics at the Unversity of Marburg