Academic qualification & employment

since 2017
Professor for Humangeography, Department of Geography, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

2015-2017
Senior Research Fellow, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore

2013-2014
Assistant Professor, German University of Technology, Muscat (Sultanate of Oman)

2009-2014
Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer, Unit of Cultural Geography, RWTH Aachen University

2009
PhD (Dr. phil.) Faculty of Philosophy, University of Passau

2004-2009
Research Assistant, Chair of Anthropo-Geography, University of Passau
PhD candidate (Research Scholarship Elitenetzwerk Bayern)

2003
Diploma (Geography), University of Würzburg

2000
B.Sc./Licence (Geographie Humaine), Université de Caen

1997-2003
Studies of Geography, Sociology and Botany at Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg and Université de Caen (France)