9/2016 - present Post-doctoral Researcher in the "Parliamentary Careers in Comparison"
Project at the University of Geneva.
(On maternity leave in 2017)
5/2010 - 8/2016 Doctoral Researcher in project C6 " The domestic foundation of governmental
preferences over European politics" in the Collaborative Research Center
"Political Economy of Reforms", SFB 884, at the University of Mannheim.
9/2010 - 8/2016 Doctor of Social Science in Political Science at the Graduate School of
Thesis: “Re-Selecting MEPs: Candidate Selection, Party Goals, and Re-election
Committee: Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas König (University of Mannheim),
Co- supervisor: Prof. Dr. N. Yordanova (University of Mannheim),
Chair and Referee: Prof. Dr. W. Müller (University of Vienna)
9/2007–8/2008 Master of Science in Political Science in International Relations
(cum laude/with honor) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands.
10/2003–03/2007 Bachelor of Arts in Political and Administrative Science at the
University of Konstanz, Germany.
Other Positions and Activities
5/2009 - 04/2010 Project Assistant at the Prvá stavebná sporiteľňa a.s. in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Analyses of EU legislation and other strategic analyses.
2016 Baden-Württemberg Certificate for Didactic Skill Enhancement
2011 Qualitative Interview Research at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
Workshop on Interview Research taught by Prof. Jan Kruse.
2011 ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques at Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Course on Political Game Theory taught by Prof. Kristopher Ramsay.
2011 CDSS Winter School at the University of Mannheim, Germany.
Workshop on Bayesian Analysis taught by Prof. Susumu Shikano.
2010, 2011 and 2012 Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Europe Summer
Theoretical and Methodological Foundations (R. Calvert and A. Martin),
Random Utility Models (M. Fey),