Short Bio

  • 09/2016–:   Assistant Professor at the Institute of Art History, University of Stuttgart
  • 02/2015–:   Collaboration on research into the connections between the art and museum worlds of England and Germany in the 18th and 19th centuries with Dr Susanna Avery-Quash, National Gallery London
  • 10/2014-03/2017:   Lecturer, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Institute of Art History; Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute of Art History; Georg-August-University Göttingen, Institute of Art History
  • 09/2014–08/2016:   Independent researcher, Museum of Fine Arts Berne, Switzerland; Städel Museum, Frankfurt
  • Jun.–Jul. 2014:  DAAD Postdoctoral Fellow, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (Getty Scholar and DAAD grant)
  • Jun.Dec. 2013:  Research Associate (Postdoc) at the Technical University of Berlin, Prof. Savoy (fixed-term contract for "Schools of Seeing," successful application for funding (DFG)
  • Dec. 2009–Feb. 2013:  "The Birth of the Bourgeois Art Museum – Johann Friedrich Städel and his Art Institute in Frankfurt am Main" Dissertation, Technical University of Berlin, Prof. Savoy, publ. in 2013.
  • Jan. 2007–Nov. 2009:  Research Fellow:  "EUniCult. Cultural Competencies Network", Berlin. A cooperation project with 15 universities from seven European countries, with Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Gehrke as chairman.
  • 2009–2011: External Consultant: Conception and Coordination of a television archive about the adidas' company history, adidas AG, Herzogenaurach
  • 2008: External Consultant: Concept for a film program of the "flour art museum", Wittenburg, permanent exhibition
  • 2007: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Nov. 2005–Dec. 2006: Contributor and editorial assistant of the television museum of the Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum of Film and Television, Berlin
  • 1998–2005: Magister degree in Art History and Film Science, Free University of Berlin


Professional Associations

  • College Art Association (CAA), New York
  • Deutscher Museumsbund (German Museums Association)
  • Richard-Schöne-Gesellschaft für Museumsgeschichte e. V., Berlin (Richard-Schoene Association of the History of Museums), Berlin
  • Netzwerk Ausstellen und Präsentieren (Exhibiting and Presenting Network)