University Education

1996-2003 Sociology, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
1994-2001 Educational Sciences, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Graduation / Academic Degrees

2014 Habilitation, Universität Hildesheim
2008 Dr. phil., Universität Hildesheim
2003 Magister Artium of Sociology (equivalent to a Masters level), Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
2001 Diploma of Educational Sciences (equivalent to a Masters level), Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Work Experience

since 2014 Professor of Social Pedagogy at the Department of Education, Universität Trier
2011-2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Toronto
2008-2010 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Universität Hildesheim – Member of the DFG-Research Training Group “Transnational Social Support”
2004-2008 Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Pedagogy and Organization Studies, Universität Hildesheim
2003-2004 Research Fellow at the German section of FICE (Fédération Internationale des Communautés Educatives)
2001-2003 Research Fellow at the Institute for Educational Science – Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen