CV

This is a short version of my CV. Feel free to contact me for a more detailed version.

EDUCATION

2009
Ph.D. in Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany.

2003-2006
Doctoral Program “Entering the Knowledge Society”, Bielefeld University, Germany.

2001
M.A. in Sociology & Political Sciences, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tübingen University, Germany.

1998
B.A. in Sociology & Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tübingen University, Germany.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018-present
Research Fellow German Research Foundation, Germany. Principal Investigator of the project “International comparison of doctoral training practices” in Germany, Australia and the US. Funding: German Research Foundation.

2017-present
Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Sydney, Australia.

Feb-Dec 2020
Visiting Scholar, Centre of Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), University of California, Berkeley.

2013-2019
Researcher, Research Group Science Policy Studies, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany.

2017-2018       
Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Macquarie University, Australia

Researcher, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia. Research project “How best to protect Public Health: A Comparative Analysis of Regulatory Safety Warnings on Medicines in Australia, Canada, the European Union and the United States. Funding: Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.

2013-2016       
Co-Principal Investigator, Institute for Social Research, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany. Research project “Professional Ph.D. Supervision: Beyond Master and Apprentice? Funding: German Research Foundation.

2014-2015       
Visiting Scholar, Research Center Sydney Democracy Network, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia  

2013-2014       
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

2010-2012       
Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany

2009-2012       
Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Group Science Policy Studies, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany. Research projects: “Institutional Effects of Evaluations” and “Constructing Judgements within Peer Review Processes: International Case Studies on the Evaluation of Scientific Institutions”. Funding: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

2007-2008       
Doctoral Candidate, Research Group Science Policy Studies, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany. Research project “Typing and Characterising Academic Entrepreneurs: What Makes Them Succeed? Funding: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

2003-2006       
Doctoral Researcher, Research Training Group “Entering the Knowledge Society: Institutional and Epistemic Transformations of Knowledge Production and their Social Repercussions”, Bielefeld University, Germany. Fieldwork PhD project “Projectification of Research”. Funding: German Research Foundation.

1997-2001
Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Tübingen University, Germany. Research projects: “The Gendered Division of Labour and its Implications for the Professional Definition of ‘Family’ as a Subject of Work: Family Law and Mediation as a Case” and “The Reconstruction of Family Relationships by Lawyers and Clients in the Course of Divorce.” Funding: German Research Foundation.

AWARDS & GRANTS

2019
Travel Grant, Beijing Institute for Technology, International Conference on Graduate Education, China.

Travel Grant, Volkswagen Foundation, International Conference on Revisiting Doctoral Education Worldwide, Germany.

2018
Fellowship “International comparison of doctoral training practices”, German Research Foundation, Germany.

Travel Grant Japan, German Academic Exchange Service, Germany.

2013                  
Nominee Georg Uschmann Award for the History of Science, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany.

2012
Research Grant, “Professional PhD Supervision”, German Research Foundation (with Kai-Olaf Maiwald), Germany.

2010                  
Ulrich-Teichler-Prize for outstanding doctoral thesis in Higher Education Studies, German Society for Higher Education Research, Germany.

Nominee Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, German Sociological Association, Germany.

2009                  
Research Grant, “Institutional Effects of Evaluation”, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (with Hildegard Matthies & Dagmar Simon), Germany.

2003                  
Ph.D. scholarship, doctoral program “Entering the Knowledge Society”, German Research Foundation, Germany.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION & COMMUNITY

Reviewer
Leviathan; Qualitative Social Research; Science and Public Policy; Science and Technology Studies; Science, Technology & Human Values; Sozialer Sinn; Soziologische Revue; Swiss Journal of Sociology; German Journal of Law and Society; Journal for Higher Education Development; Minerva; ZQF Zeitschrift für qualitative Forschung; ZFS Zeitschrift für Soziologie.

Membership
German Sociological Association (DGS): Section Science & Technology Studies, Section Sociology of Professions; German Society for Social Study of Science & Technology (GWTF); International Doctoral Education Research Network (IDERN), Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER).

Representative
Elected Postdoctoral Representative, WZB Berlin Social Science Center (2011-2012); External research assessments at Institute for Science & Technology Studies at Bielefeld University (2006), WZB Science Policy Group (2010, 2011) and Institute for Social Research at Frankfurt University (2013).

Jury Member  
Ulrich-Teichler-Prize Jury, German Society for Higher Education Research (2011)

Volunteering    
Lay judge at Berlin local and district courts (2009-2016).

Event Organizer
How Best to Protect Public Health. Conference, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, 2-4 May 2018.

Regulation of Medicines, Commercial Bias and Public Safety. Public seminar, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, 3 May 2018.

Soziologie der Promotion [Sociology of the PhD]. Workshop, German Sociological Association Meeting, Trier University, 9 October 2014.

Verstetigte Brüche: Biographien, Projekte und Themenkonjunkturen in der Wissenschaft [Stabilized raptures: biographies, projects and booms in academia]. Workshop on behalf of the Science & Technology Studies Section at the German Sociological Association Meeting, Trier University, 7 October 2014.

Prekäre Autonomien [Precarious Autonomies]. Annual conference, German Society of Science & Technology Studies Meeting (GWTF), WZB Berlin Social Science Center, 29-30 November 2013.

Evaluation: New Balance of Power? Annual conference, Leibniz Institute for Research Information & Quality Assurance, Berlin Humboldt-University, 14-15 June 2010.

Wissen schafft Unternehmer? Chancen und Grenzen für Ausgründungen und Ausgründer aus der Forschung [Knowledge creates Entrepreneurs? Opportunities and Limitations of Academic Spin-Offs and Entrepreneurial Scientists]. Workshop, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, 9 June 2008.

Towards a Multiversity? Universities between National Traditions and Global Trends in Higher Education. Conference, Institute for Science & Technology Studies (IWF), Bielefeld University, 11-13 November 2004.

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