Key activities

Research Interests

  • Business History, Economic History
  • History of the 20th Century
  • Economic and Organizational Sociology

Current Project


University Education

1997-2005 Studies in History, Political Sciences, Mathematics, Universität Trier

Academic Degree

2011 PhD (Dr. phil.), Modern and Contemporary History, Universität Trier (with a Work about the Corporate Governance of the ‘Gutehoffnungshütte’)
2005 First State Examination (Erstes Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Gymnasien), Mathametics, Political Sciences, Universität Trier
2004 Master of Arts (Magister Artium), History, Political Sciences (with a Work about the Amendment of the German Works Constitution Act [‘Betriebsverfassungsgesetz’]

Work Expercience

since August 2018 Researcher at the “Institut für Zeitgeschichte” in Munich
since 2014 Researcher and Coordinator of the DFG-Leibniz-Research Group “After the Boom”
2011-2014 Researcher, Research Cluster “After the Boom”, Project “Europeanization of Multinationals”, Universität Trier, Eberhard Karls-Universität Tübingen
2011-2013 Researcher and Lecturer at the Professorship for Economic and Social History, Historical Institute, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken
2008-2011 Researcher and Lecturer at the Professorship for Work, Human Resources, and Organization, Departement of Sociology, Universität Trier
2007-2008 Researcher within the Project “Corporate Networks in Germany, France and the United States, 1896-1938”, Universität Trier
2005-2011 Researcher within the Research Cluster “Societal Dependencies and Social Networks”, Universität Trier und Universität Mainz


since 2012 Member, Gesellschaft für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte e.V. (GSWG)
since 2012 Member, Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands e.V. (VHD)
since 2011 Member, Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte e.V. (GUG)
since 2007 Member,  Association for Critical Business History (AKKU)