Academic Formation

Jun 2015 - Apr 2016
Research Residence at The Chicago University, Department of Sociology. Host Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andrew Abbott
Funded by The Swiss National Science Foundation

Since 2013
Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Bremen, SOCIUM
Dissertation: "Inclusion out of Passion? Contemporary Amateurisms and the Concept of Expertise"

2010 - 2013
Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Lucerne
Thesis: "Gonzo Science. Scientific Amateurism and the Rise of Marine Debris-Research"

2006 - 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Social and Communication Sciences, University of Lucerne and València
Thesis: "Professionalism versus Laity? On the Relation between Professional and Voluntary Teaching"

Professional Experience

Since 2016
Teaching Assistant
Universitäre Fernstudien Schweiz (Distance University Switzerland), Brig

Since 2013
Graduate/Teaching Assistant
University of Bremen, SOCIUM
Chair: Prof. Dr. Uwe Schimank

2013 - 2014
Research Assistant
Center for Labor and Social Policy Studies, Bern

2012 - 2013
Student Assistant
University of Lucerne, Department of Sociology
Chair: Prof. Dr. Raimund Hasse

2011 - 2012
Teaching Assistant
University of Bern, Institute of Sociology
Chair: Prof. Dr. Christian Joppke

2009 - 2010
Editorial Journalist (Internship and Freelance)
Süddeutsche Zeitung, Feuilleton, Munich