Curriculum Vitae

Since January 2020, I am Professor of Global History at the Historical Institute of the University of Potsdam, Germany. Previously, I was a lecturer in Global History at Freie Universität Berlin, a Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton University, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at re:work at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. I hold a Ph.D. and M.A. in history from Princeton University (2012, 2017), an M.Sc. in African Studies from the University of Oxford (2010), and a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College (2009). Moreover, I was a visiting scholar at the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo in 2014, a FLAD scholar at the national library in Portugal in 2015 and was fortunate to spend a year in Munich at the Historische Kolleg, an Institute for Advanced Studies in 2022-3.

I am currently a member of a research group on cultures of illegitimate military violence and a graduate school on minor cosmopolitanisms at the University of Potsdam. Moreover, I am collaborating with Professor Jeremy Adelman and Princeton’s Global History Lab in providing access to higher education in the humanities to refugee and host-country learners around the world. 

Originally from Germany, I have gained research experience in South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, the US, Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, and Portugal. I complimented my academic experience as Mercator Fellow on International Affairs working for international organizations on global labor migration in Germany, Argentina, and Indonesia.

You can read more about my CV on my institution website in German or English.

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