Academic Degrees

2008 Second Book in Older German Philology (with a work on: „Cultural transfer between Jews and Christians in German Medieval Literature“), Trier University
1999 Dr. phil. in Older Geman Philolohy (with a work on: „sippe und geslehte. Verwandtschaft als Deutungsmuster im ‘Willehalm’ Wolframs von Eschenbach“), Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg
1996 M.A. in German Studies and History


Work Experience

since 2015 Vice President for Studies, Education and Training, Trier University
since 2015 Deputy Director „Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum Trier“ (HKFZ)
since 2009 Professor for Older Geman Philology – Medieval Literature, Trier University
2009-2015 Director of  „Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum Trier“
2003-2009 Junior Professor for Older Geman Philology – Medieval Literature, Trier University
2002-2003 Research Fellow of DFG  (German Research Association), Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg
2001-2002 Research Assistant at Simon-Dubnow-Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig University
1999-2001 Researcher at Genisa-Project of the Jewish Culture Museum, Veitshöchheim/Ufrk.
1998-2003 Lecturer for Older Geman Philology and Yiddish studies at the faculty of Philosophy, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg
1993-1997 Lecturer for Older Geman Literature and Yiddish studies at department III, Paderborn University

Bibliographie im Aufbau

Jews and Pseudo-Jews in Nuremberg Shrovetide Plays of the 16th Century
an der Yeshiva University New York City, New York, 02.04.2017