Ph.D. in Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany.
Ulrich-Teichler-Prize for the thesis “Projectification of Research”, German Society for Higher Education Research.
Doctoral Program “Entering the Knowledge Society: Institutional and Epistemic Transformations of Knowledge Production and their Social Repercussions”, Bielefeld University, Germany.
M.A. in Sociology & Political Sciences, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tübingen University, Germany.
B.A. in Sociology & Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tübingen University, Germany.
Chief Investigator at the University of Sydney and Research Fellow of the German Research Foundation. Research project: “International comparison of doctoral training practices” in Germany, Australia and the US. Funding: German Research Foundation.
Honorary Associate, Department of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Sydney, Australia.
Visiting Scholar, Centre of Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), University of California, Berkeley.
Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Macquarie University, Australia
Research Officer, Health Policy node at Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia.
Research projects: “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” and “Disclosure rules on pharmaceutical industry payments to healthcare professionals (‘Sunshine Acts’)”. Funding: Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), European Commission (CHAFEA).
Co-Chief Investigator, Institute for Social Research, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany. Research project: “Professional Ph.D. Supervision: Beyond Master and Apprentice? Funding: German Research Foundation.
Senior Researcher, Research Group Science Policy Studies, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany.
Visiting Scholar, Research Center Sydney Democracy Network, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia.
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin.
Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany
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.
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.
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.
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
Travel Grant, Beijing Institute for Technology, International Conference on Graduate Education, China.
Travel Grant, Volkswagen Foundation, International Conference on Revisiting Doctoral Education Worldwide, Germany.
Fellowship “International comparison of doctoral training practices”, German Research Foundation, Germany.
Travel Grant Japan, German Academic Exchange Service, Germany.
Nominee Georg Uschmann Award for the History of Science, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany.
Research Grant, “Professional PhD Supervision”, German Research Foundation (with Kai-Olaf Maiwald), Germany.
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.
Research Grant, “Institutional Effects of Evaluation”, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (with Hildegard Matthies & Dagmar Simon), Germany.
Ph.D. scholarship, doctoral program “Entering the Knowledge Society”, German Research Foundation, Germany.
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION & COMMUNITY
German Journal of Law and Society; Higher Education; Journal for Higher Education Development; Leviathan; Minerva; Qualitative Social Research; Science and Public Policy; Science and Technology Studies; Science, Technology & Human Values; Sozialer Sinn; Soziologische Revue; Swiss Journal of Sociology; Zeitschrift für qualitative Forschung; Zeitschrift für Soziologie.
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).
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).
Ulrich-Teichler-Prize Jury, German Society for Higher Education Research (2011)
Lay judge at Berlin local and district courts (2009-2016), curator at the gallary “Berliner Kunstprojekt” and NY Arts Magazine (2002-2003), care worker (1993-1994).
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.