Date of birth: November 1979 | Nationality: German
since 08.2015 University of St Gallen, Switzerland. Full Professor (Ordinaria) of Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science.
09.2012-07.2015 University of Warwick, United Kingdom. Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow (2012/3), Assistant Professor (2013/4), Associate Professor (2014/5), Department of Politics and International Studies.
08.2011-08.2012. European University Institute (EUI) Florence, Italy. Max Weber Fellow, Political and Social Science Department.
03.2006-09.2012. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. Doctoral researcher (2006-11), Post-doctoral researcher (2011/2), Centre for Comparative and International Studies.
2011. Ph.D. in Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland.
2006. Combined B.A/M.A. ("Magister") in Political Science, with Minors in Psychology, Media and Communication Studies. Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg & University of Mannheim [joint degree], Germany.
(6) Journal of European Public Policy (JEPP)
2013 Annual JEPP Prize for the Most Downloaded Article not from a special
issue, for article in JEPP 17(2) with S. Richter
(5) Swiss Institute of International Studies (SIAF)
2012 SIAF Award for the Best Social Science Dissertation at ETH
Zurich/University of Zurich [»]
(4) European Union Studies Association (EUSA)
2011 EUSA Prize for Best Conference Paper presented at the 2009
EUSA Conference [»]
(3) Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS)
2011 International Geneva Award for the best paper published on
a subject related to International Studies that are particularly
relevant for International Organisations, for article in Democratization 18(4) with S. Lavenex, F. Schimmelfennig, et al. [»]
(2) International Studies Association (ISA)
2010 Carl Beck Award for Best Graduate Student Conference Paper
presented at the 2009 ISA Annual Meeting [»]
(1) European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Standing
Group on International Relations (SGIR)
2010 Award for the Best Graduate Student Conference Paper
presented at the 2010 Pan-European Conference on International