Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - General Sociology

Curriculum vitae


Doctoral Degree (summa cum laude)
Thesis on 'Technological Governance. The Rise of Network Ideas in the Crisis of Modernity. Foucault, Luhmann, and Cybernetics' (submitted in German, 11/2018)
Board: Prof. Herfried Münkler, Prof. Hartmut Rosa, Prof. Silvia von Steinsdorff

Master of Arts (1,0/excellent) in Social Sciences; thesis on the genealogy of transparency (published as vol. 9 in Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Hofmann's series "Visual Politics")

Bachelor of Arts (1,2/excellent) in German Literature (major) and Social Sciences (minor); thesis on socio-cultural performativity (book publication)



Current positionen

since 06/2020
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Social Theory and Cultural Sociology (Prof. Andreas Reckwitz)

Postdoctoral research fellow 



Recent positions

01/2014 - 05/2020
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Political Theory (Prof. Dr. Herfried Münkler)

Research fellow and lecturer (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

01/2019 - 02/2019
Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society

Visiting research fellow in "Democracy and Digitalization"

University of California, Berkeley
Institute of European Studies (Prof. Mark Bevir)

Visiting Researcher

Humboldt Research Track Scholar (Exzellence Initiative)
and visiting lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

CRR 644 "Transformations of Antiquity"
Student assistant with the chair of political theory and the project "Patterns of Imperial Interpretation" (Prof. Dr. Herfried Münkler)


CRR 640 "Repräsentationen sozialer Ordnungen im Wandel"
Multiple internships in project coordination


Grants and awards


Open Access Funding for excellent dissertations, Humboldt-University Library


Publication Funding for excellent dissertations, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, HU Berlin 


Research Fellowship, Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society


Young Researcher Invitation to »Herrenhausen Conference«, Volkswagen Foundation


Research Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Humboldt Research Track Scholarship, Excellence Initiative at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2008 – 2013

Scholarship, Friedrich Ebert Foundation


Academic service and memberships

  • co-publisher and editor at Theorieblog
  • journal reviewer: Leviathan, Behemoth, Analyse & Kritik, BMTW (Special Issue on Ethics)
  • member of the DVPW (German Political Science Association)
  • member of the DGS (German Sociological Association)
  • board of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, HU Berlin
  • member of several dissertation committees, Department of Social Sciences, HU Berlin
  • standing doctoral committee at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, HU Berlin (2016-2021)
  • member of the working group "Political theory in the digital constellation" (2019/20)
  • member of a search committee, Department of Social Sciences, HU Berlin (2017/18)