Education & Mobility



2016, Dr.phil./PhD: Resilience - Governance and in/security in interconnected societies (summa cum laude/with highest honor)


Disputation date: 28.01.2016. Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Universität Hamburg, Germany


Supervisor: Prof. Susanne Krasmann; 


Committee: Prof. Susanne Krasmann (Universität Hamburg, Sociology), Prof. Urs Stäheli (Universität Hamburg, Sociology), Prof. Ulrich Bröckling (Universität Freiburg, Sociology), Prof. Peter Burgess (L’École normale supérieure Paris, Philosophy & Political Sciences)

2008, Master in International Criminology (Ø 1,17), Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Universität Hamburg, Germany

2006, Bachelor in Cultural Studies, Sociology (Ø 1,3), Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, European University Frankfurt [Oder],Germany

Current and Previous Positions


2016-, Post doc. Researcher, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, Norway

2020-, Senior Researcher, 10% Position, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway


2016- 2019, Senior Researcher, 10% Position, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway

2011-2016, Doctoral Researcher and Coordinator of the Security Research Group, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway

2010-2010, Research Assistant, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway


2007-2009, Project Leader 'Weltbilder : Bilderwelten', step21 - Initiative for Tolerance and Responsibility, Hamburg, Germany 


2005, Project Manager for Summer University, European University Frankfurt [Oder], Germany

2004-2005, Assistant to Prof. Anna Schwarz, Political Sciences, European University Frankfurt [Oder], Germany



2019, Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society, Das Deutsche Internet Institut, Berlin, June-July

2019, Centre for Advanced Security Theory (CAST), University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, April-May 


2018, Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Humboldt University, Berlin, June-July 

2016, Centre International de Criminologie Comparée (CICC), Université de Montréal, Montréal, April-May 

2012, Center for Security Studies [CSS], ETH, Zürich, September-October 

2012, Department of Sociology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, April-June 

2005-2006, University of Essex, Sociology Department, Essex, Great Britain, Autumn & Spring Semester



German (Mother Tongue)

English (Proficient)

Norwegian (Proficient)

French (Basic)