February 2018 – April 2018

Fondation nationale des sciences politiques (Sciences Po) – Observatoire sociologique du changement (OSC), Paris (France)

Postdoctoral Research Visitor, Host: Agnès van Zanten

Funding: IDeA Interdisciplinary Research Centre


January 2017 – present

Faculty of Educational Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Project: EDUCAREplus (Milieu-specific self-views and practices of children, parents and educators in early education and care settings and middle childhood, head: Tanja Betz)

Funding: Volkswagen Foundation and Goethe University Frankfurt


January 2014 – May 2014

Center for Research on Educational Opportunity, University of Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)

Research Visitor/Doctoral Fellow, Mentor: William Carbonaro

Funding: IDeA-Centre / LOEWE – Hesse State Ofensive for the Development of Scienti c and Economic Excellence


May 2011 – September 2016

Faculty of Educational Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt

Doctoral Research Associate

Project: EDUCARE (Childhood education and care from the perspective of policy makers, professionals in kindergartens and primary schools, parents and children, head: Tanja Betz)

Funding: Volkswagen Foundation


October 2008 – April 2011

Faculty of Human Sciences, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg

Research Assistant

Project: MAUSeval (Evaluation of the Mannheim Support System for Schools, head: Heinz Reinders)

Funding: City of Mannheim