Since March 2013: Lecturer at the Institute of Political Science, Chair for Comparative Government (Professor Dr. Florian Grotz), Helmut Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg.
December 2012: Doctoral degree (University of Bonn) with a study of election campaigning in the German regional states (magna cum laude).
October 2012 to February 2013: Lecturer at the Institute of Political Science, Leuphana University Lüneburg.
April 2008 to September 2012: Graduate Assistant at the Institute of Political Science and Sociology, Chair of Political Science (Professor Dr. Frank Decker), University of Bonn.
November 2007: Magister Artium (Master’s Degree) in Political Science (University of Bonn)
January to June 2006: Exchange student at the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom).
October 2002 to November 2007: Studies of Political Science, Public Law and Temporary History at the University of Bonn.