Curriculum Vitae

Academic Background

2012- PhD in Governance, Hertie School of Governance Topic: Direct Democracy and Representative Government
Committee: Prof. Mark A. Kayser, PhD (Hertie School), Prof. Simon Hug, PhD (Université de Genève), Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weßels (HU Berlin / WZB)

2011-2012 MSc in Political Science and Political Economy (London School of Economics and Political Science)

2008-2011 BA in Political Science (Freie Universität Berlin)

Professional Experience

2012-2013 Parliamentary aide to Sven-Christian Kindler, MdB (member of the German parliament)

2009-2010 Student assistant at the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) at Freie Universität Berlin

Scholarships and Awards

2013- Doctoral scholarship, Heinrich Böll Foundation

2011 PROMOS scholarship for attendance of the ECPR summer school in Ljubljana, jointly conferred by Freie Universität Berlin and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2009 - 2013 Student Scholarship, Heinrich Böll Foundation