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Lebenslauf / Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

from 02/08    
Visiting PhD at Columbia University (NYC), Department for Germanic Languages and Literatures, DAAD Scholarship.

from 03/2005 
PhD project: "The Surreal City. Symbolic Topographies of Urban Space"; Affiliated PhD-candidate at the "Centre for Metropolitan Studies Berlin- New York" at the TU-Berlin.

08/2006 - 11/2007
"European Masters in Comparative Urban Studies" at the University of Urbino and Milan (Italy) with a focus on urban governance. Thesis: "The Cyborg City. Landscapes of Stories - Artifacts and Socio-Narrative Figurations in Urban Space. A Comparison of the Symbolic Topographies of Street Lamps in Copenhagen and Berlin" (Grade A).

12/2003         
Master of Arts (Magister Artium) in Sociology, Psychology, Occupational and Economical Studies, grade 1.2 (very good=1.0; failed=6.0), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (Germany). Majors: qualitative methodology, autobiographical-narrative interviews, micro-sociology, conversation analyses, research design, evaluation, urban sociology, environmental psychology. Thesis: "City Planning as Creating Urban Reality - A Qualitative Research on Urban Planning Processes" (grade 1.0); 270 CP (ECTS).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

04/2005 - 02/2008
Teaching Assistant: Teaching three different seminars - titles of seminars:  "Cyborg City", "Urban Space and Materiality", "Life in Space". Reading in Sociology of Everyday life, Urban Sociology, Chicago-school, Actor-Network-Theory (ANT), Cultural Studies and Urban-Philosophy. The course included field studies, individual presentations and empirical research. Taught at the undergraduate and graduate level.

10/1996 - 02/2004  
Tutor: Five different seminars in: urban sociology, qualitative sociology, symbolic interactionism, micro-sociology, gender studies and a introduction course in descriptive statistic. Readings in Micro-Sociology, Symbolic-Interactionism (Goffman) and the construction of gender, including analyses of newspaper articles, interview segments, and other materials.

REASERCH

01/2005 - 04/2006  
Research-Project Manager: Occupation: EU-Research project "Cognitive presentation of urban space - A market analysis of the spatial and functional uses of residential areas". Working with cognitive maps and narrative interviews. Developing a research design, training local residents in ethnographic methodology, analyzing and presenting the findings.

03/2001 - 10/2005  
Research Assistant and Student Assistant: Occupation: Analyzing quantitative data from hospital services using SPSS and Excel. Qualitative research: developing research design, analyzing drinking habits of children by interviewing kindergarten educators. Visualization and documentation of statistical data.

03/2001 - 12/2003  
Student Assistant: Occupation: Research project "Models of teleworking - A quantitative study on ergonomic conditions of teleworking". Analyzing basic statistical data by using SPSS and Excel.

08/1998 - 10/1998  
Internship: Occupation: evaluation of living standards, presentation of statistical data, participating at planning boards, evaluation of local residents and their satisfaction with their urban environment.

PRESENTATION

06/2008
Paper presentation at the international conference TAG (the theoretical archaeology group) at Columbia University; Title: "Material Societies and the Hierarchy of Things".

05/2007
Paper presentation at the international workshop "Urban Ontologies - Importing Actor-Network Theory into Urban Studies" at the Center for Metropolitan Studies (TU-Berlin); Title: "Cyborg City - Socio-Narrative Networks and Symbolic Figurations in Urban Space - Towards an Urban Ontology".

STUDIES ABROAD

from 02/2008
New York City (US): Stay at Columbia University as a PhD visiting scholar, curses in cultural studies and sociology.

05/2007 - 09/2007
Copenhagen (DK): Stay at the department of Geography as part of a European Masters program in "Comparative Urban Studies".

08/2006 - 10/2006
Urbino (Italy): Masters program in Comparative Urban Studies" at the Università DI Urbino "Carlo Bo.

03/1999 - 09/2000
Bangor (UK): Stay at the University of Bangor as part of an exchange program, studies in sociology and psychology, "Erasmus" scholarship.

03/1998 - 07/1998  
Vienna (Austria): Stay at the University of Vienna, studies in sociology and philosophy.

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