Curriculum Vitae


since March 2020 lead of the subproject AP 4 "Heterogeneity in vocational teacher training" in the context of SteBs, Structural development in vocational teacher training, Quality Offensive Teacher Education (BMBF)

since June 2019 project-lead (together with Rudolf Schröder, IÖB Oldenburg) of the research project: "Finding your career path after secondary school" 


January 2020: appointment to the professor-ship of Educational Science with a focus ob Educational Pathways and Diversity at the Faculty 12 Education and Educational Sciences at the University of Bremen

December 2019 - August 2020 lead of the subproject "scientific accompaniment" as part of the research project "Transculturality in the neighborhood and in social work"

June 2015 - Mai 2020: project-lead of the research project: "Please be as we would like to be" The German course in the migration societies Germany and Austria between disciplinary action and empowerment - A critical analysis from the standpoint of educational science and the concept of 'hegemony'

01.04.2019 - 31.05.2020: stand-in professor-ship at the University of Bremen in the Faculty of Educational Science - Educational Pathways and Diversity

01.04.2017 - 28.02.2018: Substitute professorship at the University of Bielefeld: Educational science with a focus on migration

2014 - 2019 University Assistant (Post-doc) at the Department of German Studies at the University of Vienna in the field of German as a Second Language

2013 Completion of the doctoral thesis: "Further education participation in the migration society - why German women with a so-called migration background (not) participate in further education" in December 2013

2012 - 2014 Project management of the BMBF-funded project: lea.linking study 2010 - 2014 Research Associate at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Hamburg in the Lifelong Learning Unit

2010 - 2014 Competency assessment procedures in the context of an ESF / BAMF project for German courses at the Hamburger Volkshochschule

2008 - 2010 Research assistant at the Institute for Adult Education of the University of Bremen in the BMBF project: lea. Literacy development of work force

2006 - 2008 Assistant to the Department Manager in the Department of German as a Foreign Language at the Bremer Volkshochschule

2001 - 2007 Studies of Educational Science / Focus on Adult Education - NF German as a Foreign Language (DAF) at the University of Bremen

2002 - 2005 Classification counseling and course instructor activity in the department of German as a Foreign Language at the Bremer Volkshochschule

2005 Internship in the language department of the Goethe - Institut (Max Mueller Bhavan) in Bangalore, India

Student assistant at the workplace against discrimination and violence of the University of Bremen

Student assistant at the Equal Opportunities Office of the University of Bremen

Voluntary participation in literacy courses for migrants in the Department of Basic Education of the Bremen VHS

Bank clerk (Deutsche Bank AG Essen)