February 2020 – May 2021: Fellow of German Scholars Organization Leadership Academy (Boston/Darmstadt)

June 2017 – September 2019: DFG Research-Fellow (“Forschungs-stipendium”) at State University New York, University at Albany for 2 years, Project: “Institutional Integration, Marketized Mentality, and Group-focused Enmity: Understanding the Structural and Cultural Sources of Group Prejudice and its Consequences”.

August 2010 – April 2016: Doctoral candidate at Bielefeld University; dissertation “Anomia, institutionelle Anomie und Vorurteile” (Anomia, institutional Anomie and Prejudice – the impact of anomietheoretical approaches for explaining Group-focused Enmity), total grade: “summa cum laude” (April 12th, 2016).

October 2004 – April 2010: Student of study course “sociology diploma” at Bielefeld University, secondary subject: social-psychology (final grade: 1.0 “with distinction”, diploma thesis on “Value orientations, Institutions and Prejudices”).

August 2006 – February 2007: Exchange student in “European Studies” Master´s program at State University St. Petersburg (Russia).