Curriculum Vitae

Professional career

  • Since 01/2020 Guest Researcher, Institute of Geography, University of Goettingen
  • 04/2020-09/2020 Interim Professor of Development Geography, Department of Geography, University of Bonn
  • 04/2019-08/2019 Visiting Professor of Economic Geography, Institute of Human Geography, University of Frankfurt/Main
  • 04/2018-08/2018 Visiting Professor of Economic Geography, Institute of Human Geography, University of Frankfurt/Main
  • 04/2013-12/2019 Assistant Professor (German Akademischer Rat), Institute of Geography, University of Goettingen
  • 10/2009-03/2013 Research Associate, Department of Geography, University of Bonn
  • 04/2007-07/2010 Research Associate, South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg


Qualifications

  • 07/2012 Doctorate in Geography, University of Bonn
  • 01/2007 MSc. Geography (German Diplom), University of Cologne
  • 1999-2006 Studies in Geography at the Universities of Cologne and Bonn with the minors of Social Anthropology, Modern History, and Political Sciences


Board membership and honorary appointment

  • since 10/2017 Member of the selection committee for awarding Germany and Lower Saxony scholarships, Faculty of Geoscience and Geography, University of Goettingen
  • since 01/2014 Member of the team of spokespersons of the South Asia Specialty Group in the German Geographical Society
  • 04/2017-03/2019 Representative of mid-level faculty in the board, Faculty of Geoscience and Geography, University of Goettingen
  • 04/2013-10/2018 Erasmus-Coordinator, Faculty of Geoscience and Geography, University of Goettingen


Journal reviewer

  • Cities (Elsevier)
  • City and Community (Wiley Online Library)
  • Climate Change (Springer)
  • Die Erde (Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin)
  • Emerging Megacities (EH-Verlag)
  • Environment, Development and Sustainability (Springer Verlag)
  • European Journal of Agronomy (Elsevier)
  • Forum for Development Studies (Taylor & Francis Online)
  • Geographien Südasiens (Schriftreihe des AK Südasien)
  • Geographische Zeitschrift (Franz Steiner Verlag)
  • Geography Compass (Wiley Online Library)
  • International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
  • Mountain Research & Development (BioONE)
  • Natural Hazards (Springer)
  • The Geographical Journal


Membership

  • American Association of Geographers (AAG)
  • Arbeitskreis Geographische Stadtforschung im Entwicklungskontext in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geographie (AGSE)
  • Arbeitskreis Südasien in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geographie (AKSA)
  • Geographischer Arbeitskreis Entwicklungstheorien (GAE)
  • Royal Geographical Society (RGS)
  • Verband für Geographie an deutschsprachigen Hochschulen (VGDH)