Curriculum Vitae

  • September 2015 - August 2016
    Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy

  • Since December 2013
    Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor) of Global Governance and Comparative Regionalism at the Georg-August Universität Göttingen and at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg

  • 2013
    Research stay at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

  • December 2011 - November 2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; project: ‘Causes and Consequences of Multilevel Governance’, directed by Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks

  • February 2012
    D.Phil in International Relations, Oxford University; dissertation: „The European Union’s Inescapable Influence on Global Regionalism“, supervised by Kalypso Nicolaïdis

  • 2009 - 2011
    Research stays at the Research College ‘The Transformative Power of Europe’, Free University of Berlin; the Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE), University of Colorado at Boulder, USA; the Southern African Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA), Johannesburg, South Africa; EU Centre, Singapore; Latin American Faculty for Social Sciences (FLACSO), Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2007 - 2011
    Doctoral student, Oxford University, UK

  • 2005 - 2007
    Graduate studies of political science with a focus on Europe, Oxford University, UK, degree: M.Phil in Politics: European Politics and Society

  • 2004 - 2005
    Internship at the Delegation of the European Commission to Chile, Santiago de Chile; junior consultant at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), Santiago de Chile

  • 2001 - 2004
    Undergraduate studies of social science and economics, University of Osnabrück, degree: BA in European Studies