Curriculum vitae

Born on August 29, 1976 in Hagen, Westphalia.      

since January 2009  
Scholarship from the Hans-Böckler-Foundation      

2008   Parental leave      
2005 - 2007   Research Fellow of the Research Group: Civil Society, Citizenship, and Political Mobilization in Europe      

Freelance for Social Science Research Center      

Diploma in sociology. Subject: „Communication Guerilla. Descent and Theory of a Subversive Tactic of Protest“

2002 - 2003  
Research assistant at Social Science Research Center, Working Group Political Communication an Mobilization      

Internship at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin      

Internship at Duisburger Institut für Sprach- und Sozialforschung (Duisburg Institute for Linguistic and Social Research)      

1997 - 2004  
Studies of sociology at Philipps-Universität Marburg and Freie Universität Berlin. Minor subjects: psychology and philosophy      

University-entrance diploma at Oberalster Grammar School, Hamburg  

Research Interests

Mass Media Discourses

Social Movements and Social Change

Protest and Culture

Research  Project

Communication Strategies of Global Justice Groups. The Campaign against the G8-Summit in Heiligendamm
Dissertation project
Further Information
Funding: Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
Duration: 2009 – 2011