2011-2020, Ph.D. in German & Scandinavian Studies, UMass Amherst.
2003-2007, M.A. in Social Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
2001-2003, B.A. in Social Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
2020- Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Centre College.
2013–2020 Project Assistant, film collection, DEFA Film Library, UMass Amherst.
2007–2011 Public Relation Specialist and Fundraiser, ARSP, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2003-2007 Assistant Coordinator for EVS (European Voluntary Service), ARSP, Berlin.