Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Law at the University of Mannheim in 2009. Master of Arts in Political Science at the University of Mannheim in 2011 after studying at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and at the University of Mannheim. Participant of the “Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis” in 2010. From 2007 to 2011 student assistant at the Chair for Political Science and International Comparative Social Research hold by Prof. Dr. Jan W. van Deth in Mannheim. Since 2011 scientific assistant in the Project “The German Federal Constitutional Court as a Vetoplayer” funded by the DFG at the chair of Prof. Dr. Christoph Hönnige at the University of Göttingen. Ph.D. student within this project under advice of Prof. Dr. Christoph Hönnige (University of Göttingen) and Prof. Thomas Gschwend, Ph.D. (University of Mannheim).
Comparative Government and Political Sociology; Current focus: Constitutional Courts and the Political System, Political Culture and Participation in Europe.