Born in Stuttgart, Germany.

1998  "Abitur" at the Friedrich Schiller-Gymnasium in Marbach am Neckar.

1998 - 1999  Study of Philosophy and English Literature at the Eberhard Karls - University in Tübingen.

2000  Study of Interior Design at the University of Applied Science in Mainz.

2000/01  Study of Geography with minors in Cultural Anthropology and Botanics at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz.

2006  Final degree ("Diplom") in Geography. Subject of the master's thesis: "Conception of a Geoguide of Suriname".

Since Dec. 2006  Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Geography in Mainz.

July 2012  PhD in Geography. Topic: "Regenwald in Guyana und Suriname. Institutionen und Akteure der Inwertsetzung des Regenwaldes durch Goldbergbau, Forstwirtschaft und Tourismus".

Since Oct. 2012  Administrative Director of the Institute of Geography.

Since Sept. 2013 "Akademische Rätin"