Education and Professional Career

Education

12/2011
PhD (Dr. phil.) in Communication Science, JGU Mainz, Germany
Thesis: Campaign Coverage in a Cross-National and Longitudinal Perspective. A Comparison of German and Austrian Elite Newspapers (1949-2006)

08/2005
Master (Magister) in Communication Science, Sociology and Book Science, JGU Mainz, Germany
Thesis: The Portrayal of Families in German Daily Soaps

10/2000 08/2005
Studies in Communication Science, Sociology and Book Science, JGU Mainz, Germany

Professional Career

09/2017 – present
Post Doctoral Fellow in Media Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

10/2012 – 08/2017
Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication, JGU Mainz, Germany

04/2011 – 09/2012
Research Associate at the Department of Communication, JGU Mainz, Germany

04/2006 – 04/2011
Research Associate at the Austrian Academy of Sciences,
Commission for Comparative Media and Communication
Studies, Vienna, Austria

12/2005 – 03/2006
Research Associate at the Department of Communication, JGU Mainz, Germany

09 – 11/2005
Work experience at TNS Emnid, Political and Social Research, Bielefeld, Germany

During Studies
Research Assistant at the Department of Communication, JGU Mainz, Germany
Student Assistant at Deutscher Fachverlag, Frankfurt, Germany
Work Experiences at Research Center Juelich, Deutscher Fachverlag, FRITZ – The Magazine Mainz, Germany

09/1999 – 08/2000
Voluntary Year of Social Service at the Caritas Children’s Village, St. Anton, Riedenberg, Germany