Academic Degrees

2014 Doctorate in Political Science (Dr. rer. soc.)

Institution: Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, Germany.
Title of thesis: Process uncertainty and interest group communication strategies.
Committee: Professor Dr. Thomas König (University of Mannheim, Political Science), Professor Dr. Thomas Bräuninger (University of Mannheim, Political Economy), Professor Dr. Hans Peter Grüner (University of Mannheim, Economics).

2008 Magister Artium (M.A.)
Double major in Political Science and Economics, University of Mannheim, Germany.


2015 Post-Graduate Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education (PGCertHE) – Associate level
Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science

Summer/Winter Schools

2010 CDSS Winter School 2009/2010, Mannheim. Course:
Analysis of Pooled Time Series Cross-Section Data. Prof. Vera Tröger, University of Warwick.
2009 ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques, Ljubljana. Course:
Experimental Methods, Prof. Rebecca Morton, New York University.
2009 EITM Europe Summer Institute 2009. Courses:
Theoretical and Methodological Foundations, Prof. Randall Calvert and Prof. Andrew Martin, Washington University, St. Louis;
Random Utility Models, Prof. Mark Fey, University of Rochester;
Operationalizing the Spatial Model, Prof. Kevin Quinn, Harvard University.