Curriculum Vitae


Sep. 2022 – current, Professor for Sociology, Quantitative Methods Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany

July 2017 - Sep. 2022, Research Professor for Political Science, Data Science School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, Germany

Aug. 2012 - July 2017, Assistant Professor for Methods of Empirical Social Research, in particular Internet Panel Surveys School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, Germany

March 2011 - Dec. 2015, Owner of Survex – Data Science, Surveys, Statistics

Jan. 2010 - Feb. 2011, Head of Unit, Survey Methods Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA), University of Mannheim, Germany

Nov. 2005 - Dec. 2009, Researcher, European Social Survey (ESS), GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim, Germany

Sep. 2003 - Oct. 2005, Researcher, Education Group, National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, United Kingdom



University of Leuven (Belgium), Postgraduate Certificate in Big Data & Business Analytics, 2017/2018

University of Essex (United Kingdom), Ph.D. in Applied Social and Economic Research, 2007 – 2009

University of Oxford (United Kingdom), M.Phil. in European Politics and Society, 2001 – 2003

University College Utrecht (The Netherlands), B.A. in Social Sciences, The Netherlands, 1998 - 2001