Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Geography Department

Curriculum vitae

Work experience

  • since 01/2017 Post Doc Researcher at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Department of Geography, Lab of Landscape Ecology in EU-Projects BiodivERsA ENABLE and H2020 Clearing House
  • 07/2013 - 12/2016 Research associate at Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Integrated Project „Urbane Transformation“ (www.ufz.de/stadt)
  • 07/2011 - 10/2013 Research associate at Dresden University of Technology, Chair of Socio-Economic Geography
  • 02/2008 - 09/2011 Research Assistant Leibniz Institute for Ecological and Regional Research (IOER), Dresden, Research Area Spatial Information and Modelling


Research stays

  • 10/2016 - 12/2016 Research Fellowship at Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development
  • 08/2011 – 09/2011 Research Fellowship at University of Nottingham (EU 7FP project)
  • 04/2010 - 07/2010 Research Fellowship at Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Centre de recherche sur les Réseaux, l'Industrie et l'Aménagement 


Education and training

  • 10/2014 – 04/2018 PhD at Dortmund University of Technology, Faculty of Spatial Planning, Thesis title: Uneven urban dynamics - the role of urban shrinkage and regrowth in Europe, Overall assessment: excellent (summa cum laude), dissertation prize of the TU Dortmund 2018 (first place of the faculty)

  • 10/2004 – 03/2011 Dresden University of Technology (TUD), Diploma in Geography Degree in Geography, Urban/Regional Planning and Traffic Engineering Specialization in Geo Information Systems and Urban/Regional Planning
  • 04/2009 – 02/2010 Dresden International University, study for job qualification, content: Economic law, intercultural competence, professional project management in the economy, and communication in the workplace