Since 05/2012: Coordinator and research fellow in the research project "Institutions for Sustainable Peace - Comparing Institutional Configurations for Divided Societies"
10/2013 - 12/2013: Guest Researcher at SOAS, University of London
2009 - 2013: PhD student in the area of peace and conflict studies at the FU Berlin, dissertation on "Regional conflict systems in Sub-Saharan Africa – a multi-value Qualitative Comparative Analysis (mvQCA)"
International visiting PhD student at the Centre d'études et de recherches internationales (CERI) der Sciences Po Paris
Field research in Tanzania
Education: 2002-2008: Study of Political Science at the FU Berlin and the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, field research in India and Nepal 2007
Conditions of peace
Regional dynamics of conflict and violence
Security sector reform