Sociologist (Dipl.), studied sociology with the main emphasis on European Studies, demography, sociology of migration and inter-ethnic relations as well as European law at the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg and the Université de Paris X (Nanterre), France. Alumnus of the Bavarian Elite-academy, Munich, 2005.
Various assignments at, among other, Siemens in Erlangen (Germany), the OECD in Paris (France) and the NGO Adises in Murcia (Spain); since 2010 lecturer at the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg.
Researcher at the efms since 2006; head of the research area integration.
Currently on leave of absence due to doctoral scholarship.
Areas of research
Analysis of municipal and national integration policy in Europe, monitoring of integration, evaluation of integration projects, accompaniment of city networks