Curriculum vitae

Positions

Since February 2018: Professor for Public Policy at Hertie School of Governance, berlin

2016-2018: Senior researcher (Ambizione-Grant holder) at the Department of Political Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Ambizione Project "Disentangle the modern gender vote gap – a refinement of women’s political alignment"

2015 - 2016: Post-doctoral researcher at the Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy (Chair Prof. Philip Manow), University of Bremen, Germany

9 - 12/2014: Visiting fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy

2 - 7/2014: Academic guest at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Chair for Empirical Political Science (Prof. Achim Goerres)

2012 - 2014: Scientific collaborator in the Collaborative Research Center 597 project "Effects of the Transformation of the Welfare State on Political Party Competition", University of Bremen, with Philip Manow

2011 - 2012: Scientific collaborator at the Center for Comparative and International Studies and Department of Political Science, University of Zurich for the SNF-Project "Who is in and who is out? Dualization and the Political Representation of Insiders and Outsiders in Western Europe", directed by Silja Häusermann.

Education

2008 - 2012: Ph.D candidate and academic assistant (Lehrassistenz) at the Center for Comparative and International Studies and Department of Political Science, University of Zurich.

    PhD thesis: "The Politicisation of insider/outsider divides in Western Europe. Labor market vulnerability and its political consequences" (summa cum laude)
    Committee: Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi, Prof. Silja Häusermann

2011: Research stay at the Department for Politics and International Relations of the University of Oxford, advisor: Prof. David Rueda.

2002 - 2008: Licentiate (equivalent to M.A.) in Political Science, Economics and Sociology, University of Zurich.

    Thesis: "The Occupational Gender Gap in postindustrial Societies - a comparative Study" (summa cum laude), Supervisor: Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi

2005 - 2006: Visiting Student at the University of Nanterre, Paris X, France