Curriculum Vitae

2013 - 2015    Leader (together with Uwe Schimank) of the research project „Irritation and coping in communicative figurations of middle classes lifes“ within the Creative Unit „Communicative Figurations“ at the University of Bremen, funded by the Exzellenzinitiative des Bundes und der Länder

2010 - 2013    Research Assistant at the research project „The decision-making of scientific publishers between economic and scientific orientations: A comparison of sociology and chemistry”. The project is funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG), project leader is Uwe Schimank

Since 2010    Research Assistant at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Sociology, and SOCIUM of the University of Bremen

2006    Graduation (Dr. rer. soc.), thesis: From „social democratic consensus“ to „neoliberalism“: The construction of legitimate social inequalities in the mass media

1997 - 2010    Research Assistant at the Faculty of Culture and Social Sciences of the FernUniversität in Hagen, Institute of Sociology

1996    Magistra Artium, thesis: The analysis of social structure by Pierre Bourdieu in comparison to recent German approaches

1988 - 1996    Study of Sociology, Political Sciences and Art at the University of Siegen

1986 - 1988    Study of Social Sciences at the University of Bremen

1982 - 1986    Vocational training and professional activity as a photographer in Bremen and Rotenburg/Wümme

1963    born in Bremen