since 03/2008 Research Fellow at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center

02 – 04/2015 Visiting Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard

10/2014 – 11/2014 Guest Professor for Migration and Integration Research at the University of Vienna

09/2008 – 07/2009 Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington, D.C.

04/ 2007 - 02/2008 Postdoctoral Fellow at the DFG Graduate School “Negotiating Processes of the Civil Society”, Münster

05/ 2006 - 12/2006 WZB Berlin Social Research Center, Junior Researcher, AKI Program on “Intercultural Conflicts and Societal Integration”

11/ 2005 - 05/2006  Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), Osnabrück, Junior Researcher, European Network of Excellence “IMISCOE”

2007 Ph.D. in sociology and political science (co-tutelle), University of Münster and Centre de Sociologie des Organisations (CSO, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris)

2002 – 2005 Member of the DFG Graduate School "Migration in Modern Europe", IMIS, University of Osnabrück

2001  Master (D.E.A.) in Sociology of Organizations, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris

2000 Maîtrise in Anthropology, Université Paris X – Nanterre