CV

Below is a short version of my CV. Feel free to contact me for a more detailed version.

Employment and Affiliations

since 2021:
Juniorprofessor for higher education research at the Department of Education Studies, Humboldt University Berlin

2018-2021:
Postdoc in the working group Methodology of Higher Education and Science Research at the Leibniz Center for Science and Society, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

2016:
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

2015-2018:
Temporal Position of Principal Investigator (German Research Foundation (DFG) “Eigene Stelle”) at the Department of Science Studies at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft, University of Bonn, Germany

2014-2015:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK, and at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University, Boston, USA

2014:
Postdoc in the ERC Project “Discursive Construction of Academic Excellence, DISCONEX”, Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK

2013-2014:
Research Assistant at the chair for Sociology, esp. Sociological Theory, University of Bamberg, Germany

2011-2013:
Research Assistant at the chairs Sociology of Knowledge and Education, Qualitative Methods, and Sociology of the University, University of Mainz, Germany

2010:
Academic Visitor at the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, UK

2008:
Research Internship at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany

Education

2021:
Habilitation (venia: Soziologie), Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

2014:
Dr. rer.pol. (“summa cum laude”), University of Bamberg, Germany

2008-2011:
Graduate School “Markets and Social Systems in Europe”, University of Bamberg, Germany

2008:
Diploma in sociology, University of Bamberg, Germany

Prizes, Grants and scholarships

2022:
Research Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2020:
Research Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (with Kathia Serrano Velarde)

2020:
International summer school funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (with Anna Kosmützky, Christian Imdorf); postponed to 2021 due to the Corona pandemic

2019:
First prize with a contribution to a prize question of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (with David Kaldewey, Julia Schubert)

2019:
Symposium Grant of the Volkswagen Foundation (with Anna Kosmützky)

2018:
Travel Grant of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2017:
Workshop Grant of the Volkswagen Foundation (with David Kaldewey)

2016:
Alumni Grant of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2015:
Conference Grant of the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (with Kathrin Zippel)

2014-2015:
Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2014:
Research Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2012:
Travel Grant of the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz, Germany

2008-2011:
PhD Scholarship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the Graduate School “Markets and Social Systems in Europe”

Academic service and memberships

Reviewer (selected):
American Journal of Sociology, Berliner Journal für Soziologie, British Journal of Sociology, Cultural Sociology, European Sociological Review, Higher Education, Leviathan, Organization, Poetics, Research Evaluation, Science and Public Policy, Science as Culture, Scientometrics, Sociologie et Sociétés, Valuation Studies

German Research Foundation (DFG), German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Fellowship-Program at the Max-Weber-Kolleg of the University of Erfurt, Erasmus-Program of the University of Bonn, National Science Centre Poland

Academic service:
Advisory board of the BMBF Bundesbericht Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs (BuWiN) (2022-), advisory board of the DZHW prof*panel (2022), PhD board of the Faculty of Philosophy at Leibniz University Hannover (2019-2021), elected representative of non-professorial academic staff at Leibniz Center for Science and Society, Leibniz University Hannover (2018-2021), advisory board of the BMBF research unit “Kleine Fächer” (2016-), coordinator of the DFG graduate school “Märkte und Sozialräume in Europa” (with Philipp Klages) (2009-2011)

Professional and institutional memberships:
German Society for Educational Studies (DGfE) (2022-), Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung (2021-), Fellow of the Leibniz Center for Science and Society, Leibniz University Hannover (2021-), Robert K. Merton Centre for Science Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2020-), DGS section Science and Technology Studies (2013-), DGS section Sociology of Knowledge (2012-), German Sociological Association (2011-)

Membership in research networks and working groups:
Speaker and co-founder of the working group “Science Studies and Higher Education Research” in the DGS section Science and Technology Studies (2017-), DFG research network “Towards a society of evaluation?” (2018-), DFG research network “Sociology of Sociological Knowledge” (2016-), DFG research network “Political Sociology of Transnational Fields” (2016-2022)

Editorial boards:
Working Paper-Series of the REHES-Network (Research on Higher Education and Science) (2021-), Humanities & Social Sciences Open Collection “Social Studies of Academia: Power and Knowledge in Research, Science, and Higher Education” (2021-)