PhD & Studies
Ph.D. Fellow Social Sciences
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bremen (Germany)
Field B: Welfare state, inequality and quality of life (Bremen University)
Topic: Comparative Research on Social Health Inequalities and the Role of Welfare States
Working title: "Mapping Social Inequalities in Health across Advanced Welfare States. A Meta-Analysis of Cross-Country Research on Social Inequalities in Health to Unravel the Health Inequality Paradox"
M.A. Social Policy
Bremen University (Germany)
Focus on health care systems and politics
Thesis: "Welfare States and Their Performance in Socioeconomic Health Inequality. The Nordic Welfare States as ‘Top-Performes’ or a Paradox in the Worlds of Welfare?"
University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
Studies at the departments of Sociology, Political Science, and Public Health
B.A. Political Science and Economics
University of Münster (Germany)
Thesis: "Die Reform der Gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung im Spannungsfeld von Solidarität und Ökonomie. Die Gesundheitsreform 2010 – Das Ende der Solidarität?" (The German statutory health insurance inbetween solidarity and economy. The health care reform 2010 - End of solidarity?)
August 21-25, 2017
6th GESIS Summer School in Survery Methodology
GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne (Germany)
Course on Meta-Analysis with R
July 30 - August 10, 2015
European Campus of Excellence Summer School "The Welfare State and Inequality – Europe in the 21st Century"
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany
Presentation "A Paradox in the Worlds of Welfare? Welfare States and Their Performance in Overall Health and Health Inequality"
Seminars & Workshops
Core Theroy "Welfare State, Inequality and Qualiyt of Life"
"Social Class and Social Mobility"
Structural Equation Modeling
Techniques for Establishing Causality
Multilevel Modeling: Introduction with Stata and SPSS Examples
Event History Analysis
Panel Data Analysis
Country Level/Cross-Cultural Meta Analysis