Professional background

Since 10/2013

Professorship of Inclusive Education - Special Educational Needs/ Learning Focus at the University of Potsdam, Department of Teacher Training and Didactical Research

04/2013 until 09/2013

Deputy Professorship of Educational and Psychological Diagnostics (W3) at the University Duisburg-Essen, Department of Educational Sciences at the Institute for Psychology

Since 10/2012

Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa)

10/2008 until 03/2013

Lecturer (teacher for special tasks) at the University Duisburg-Essen, Department of Educational Sciences, Educational Psychology

03/2007 until 02/2009

Research Associate and Project Coordinator in the research project: „Selbstreflexives Lernen im schulischen Kontext“ (project leaded by Prof. Dr. Katharina Maag Merki, Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kotthoff and Prof. Dr. Alfred Holzbrecher) at the Teacher Training College Freiburg, Faculty 1, Institute of Educational Sciences I

03/2006 until 02/2007

Auditory-verbal listening and speaking programs for patients with a cochlear implant at the Accident and Emergency Hospital Berlin-Marzahn/ Center for Listening Therapy Potsdam

2002 until 2006

Doctorate at the Humboldt-University of Berlin, Degree: Dr. phil.

1995 until 2001

Studies of Rehabilitation Education at the Humboldt-University of Berlin (Study focus: early education/speech and physical disorders, additionally: hard-of-hearing and behavioural disorders), Degree: Dipl.–Päd.rehab.