03/2011-present Research Assistant in a German Research Foundation (DFG) funded project on 'Oil and Social Change in Niger and Chad'
Since 2011 Ph.D. candidate in social and cultural anthropology, Georg-August University of Göttingen. Dissertation project: "Oil and Social Change in Niger" (in German). Doctoral supervisor: Prof. Nikolaus Schareika Ph.D.
12/2010-02/2011 Graduate Assistant to Prof. Nikolaus Schareika Ph.D. at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Georg-August University Göttingen
2010 MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Georg-August Universität Göttingen. Master Thesis: "Transnational Governmentality. A Dispositif Analysis of Development Politics subsequent to Michel Foucault" (in German). Supervisor: Prof. Roman Loimeier Ph.D.
2004-2010 Studies of social and cultural anthropology, economics and law at the universities of Göttingen (Germany), Cean (France) and Dar Es Salaam (Tansania)