Curriculum Vitae


I studied German Studies at the joint Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in the USA, Cultural History and Theory, as well as Spanish Philology at the Humboldt-University in Berlin and Anthropology, Sociology and Jewellery Design at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

For my Master’s thesis in German Studies, I did a close-reading of Walter Benjamin’s metaphors on childhood reading and collecting. In my Master’s thesis in Cultural History, I combined classic art history with current approaches in German media studies to examine ideal body images in the form of historical tattoo imagery. For my Bachelor’s thesis, I applied Roland Barthes’ theory on everyday “mythologies” to the iconic advertising legend “Nivea”.

Research and Study Focus: myth and media theory, art and cultural history, literature and linguistics, aesthetics and poetics, material culture and visual studies, museology and cultural management.

Academic Highlights:

Master’s in German Studies

Master’s in Cultural History and Theory

Bachelor’s in Cultural History and Theory and Spanish Philology

Overview: Academic Education

  • 2016 – 2018            Master of Arts at the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies | Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  • 2012 – 2015             Master of Arts in Cultural History and Theory | Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
  • 2010 – 2016             Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory | Humboldt University of Berlin | Institut für Kulturwissenschaft
  • 2013                          Volunteer work with the WWF | survey on the Millenium Development Goals | Wamena, Papua, Indonesia
  • 2012 – 2013             Internship in the Cultural Program of the Goethe Institute |Jakarta, Indonesia |à Praktikumsnachweis
  • 2008 – 2012             Bachelor’s Degree in Cultural History and Theory & Spanish Philology | Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany | Interview Bachelor’s Thesis
  • 2010                          Internship at the Art Gallery “Tanja Wagner” | Berlin | à Praktikumsnachweis
  • 2010                          Volunteer work at the Aboriginal Art Center “Warlukurlangu” | Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
  • 2010                          Student Exchange Semester | University of New South Wales | Sydney, Australia | à upload: transcript
  • 2008 – 2009             Student Assistant at the German Parliament | Commitee of Education and Research | Berlin | à Praktkumsnachweis
  • 2005 – 2006             Intercultural Exchange Year | Rotary International | Universidad Internacional Bachillerato Uninter | Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico |à transcript UNAM
  • 2001 – 2005             High School at the “Neues Gymnasium Oldenburg” | European baccalaureate for University admission | Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany |à transcript/Abiturzeugnis



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