2011 - present Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
Ph.D. Fellow

2015 Aalborg University
Three-month research stay at the Centre for Comparative Welfare Studies

2008 - 2011 University of Bremen
Master of Arts Sociology & Social Research
MA-Thesis: "Agency and Biographic Strategies under the Conditions of Activating Labour Market Policy: Self-Efficacy and One-Euro-Jobs"

2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Two-month research stay at the Department of Sociology

2004 - 2008 Bielefeld University
Bachelor of Arts Social Sciences & Historical Science
BA-Thesis: "'The sobriety of the working method has yielded its fruits' - Identity politics and Institutionalisation of Dutch Anti-Discrimination Bureaus"

2006 - 2007 University Lumière Lyon 2
Term abroad