04–12 2011 Researcher in the research unit "Migration, Integration, Transnationalization", Social Science Research Center Berlin
10 2010 Master in Social Sciences, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Thesis: Gatekeepers in the Housing Market - How do they allocate housing, and to what extent and in what ways do they contribute to the perpetuation of social exclusion and inequality?
2009 – 2011 Student assistant in the research unit "Migration, Integration, Transnationalization", Social Science Research Center Berlin
10 2009 Working student to Professor Dr. Hartmut Häußermann in the research area of urban and regional sociology, Humboldt-University, Georg-Simmel-Zentrum
2008 Studies at the Graduate Center, City University New York
2007 Bachelor in Social Sciences, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Thesis: Persisting Racial/Ethnic Residential Segregation in the U.S. Case Study: Housing and Neighborhood Conditions of Hispanics and African Americans in New York City 2006 Studies at the New School for Social Research, New York City
Doctoral candidate at Humboldt University in Berlin, in the research area urban and regional sociology Topic: Moving Out or Staying Put: Residential Mobility, Neighborhood Choice and Resource Access of the emerging German-Turkish Middle Classes.
Patterns of discrimination against Blacks and Hispanics in the US mortgage market. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 25(1): 117-124.