Professional background

since 04/2020

University of Potsdam (DE): Professor for Inclusion and Organizational Development (acting instead of Prof. Dr. Michel Knigge)

since 10/2019

University of Potsdam (DE): Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Professorship for Social Science Educational Research, Department of Education (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauterbach)

2018 – 2019   

Free University Berlin (DE): Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS), Institute for Japanese Studies (Prof. Dr. Verena Blechinger-Talcott)

2017   

University of Potsdam (DE): Research Fellow, Professorship for Empirical Teaching and Intervention Research, Department of Education (Prof. Dr. Miriam Vock)

12/2016          

University of Potsdam (DE): Ph.D. in Educational Sociology [grade: summa cum laude]

Title of doctoral thesis: “Shadow Education in Japan: An Instrument to Neutralize Disadvantaged Family Background?”

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauterbach (University of Potsdam) & Prof. Dr. Julian Dierkes (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA)

2015 – 2017

University of Potsdam (DE): Research Fellow, Professorship for Quantitative Methods in Educational Research, Department of Education (Prof. Dr. Stephan Mücke/Prof. Dr. Martin Brunner)

2013 – 2018

University of Potsdam (DE): Research Fellow, Professorship for Social Science Educational Research, Department of Education (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauterbach)

2013 – 2016

University of Potsdam (DE): Vice Speaker of the Department of Education

2013   

German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ), Tokyo (JP): Scholarship Fellow, Social Science Department (DDr. Barbara Holthus)

2012 – 2013   

Doshisha University, Kyoto (JP): Visiting Graduate Student, Professorship for Educational Sociology, Department of Sociology (Prof. Dr. Fumiaki Ojima)

2011 – 2012   

Humboldt University of Berlin (DE): Studies in Japanese

2010 – 2012

University of Potsdam (DE): Webmaster, Scheduler of Courses, and Lecturer, Department of Education (Prof. Dr. Agi Schründer-Lenzen/Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Flitner)

2010

University of Potsdam (DE): Magister Artium in History and Education [grade: 1.7]

Title of Magister thesis: “Joseph C. Trainor und der amerikanische Einfluss auf das japanische Bildungswesen nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg 1945-1949.”

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Manfred Görtemaker & Dr. Stefan Creuzberger

2009 – 2010   

University of Potsdam (DE): Studies in Chinese Language

2008

European Advisory Group GmbH (EAG), Berlin (DE): Student Assistant (Prof. Dr. Margarita Mathiopoulos)

2008   

Children and Youth Recreation Centre KiEZ Frauensee, Bestensee (DE): Youth Leader

2007 – 2010   

University of Potsdam (DE): Student Assistant, Professorship for Social Science Educational Research, Department of Education (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauterbach)

2006 – 2011   

Berlin-Brandenburgische Auslandsgesell. e.V. (BBAG) (DE): Studies in Japanese Language

2005 – 2008   

University of Potsdam (DE): Studies in Latin Language

2004 – 2010   

University of Potsdam (DE):  Studies in History and Education