Biography

Academic Positions

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Since 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher and Scientific Coordination: Research Training Group ‘Situated Cognition’ founded by the German Research Foundation
RU Bochum

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2019-2020

Assistant Professor: Chair for Philosophy of Mind
Managing Director and Student Consultant: Master Cognitive Science
Scientific Coordination: Center for Mind and Cognition
RU Bochum

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2019

Postdoctoral Researcher: The Structure and Development of Understanding Actions and Reasons founded by the German Research Foundation, the Swiss National Fund and the Austrian Science Fund
RUBochum, University Zurich & University Salzburg

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2015 - 2016

Research Assistent: Social Cognition, Emotion, and Agency founded by the Anneliese-Maier Research Grant
RU Bochum & University of Memphis

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2012 - 2014

Student Research Assistent: Chair for Philosophy of Nature and Sciences
University of Bonn

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2010 - 2011

Student Research Assistent: German Reference Center for Ethic in the Life Sciences
University of Bonn

Education

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2019

PhD in Philosophy (summa cum laude)
Title: Experiencing Pain – A Scientific Enigma & Its Philosophical Solution
Supervision: Prof. Albert Newen & Prof. Colin Klein
RU Bochum

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2015

Master of Arts in Philosophy
Specialization: Philosophy of Mind, Nature, & Religion
University of Bonn

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2011

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy/Psychology
University of Bonn

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2008

Abitur (equivalent to A level)

Research Stays

 NovemberDecember 2019
Institute Jean Nicod
Prof. Frédérique de Vignemont

April – May 2018
Australian National University
Prof. Colin Klein

September – October 2016
University of Memphis
Prof. Schaun Gallagher

Funding

Workshop Funding

2018

PR.INT Grant of the Research School Plus (RU Bochum)

Conference: Investigating the Mind – Pain, Emotion & Affective Disorders

Value: 5.000 €

2017

PR.INT Grant of the Research School Plus (RU Bochum)

Spring School: Social Cognition, Emotion & Joint Action

Value: 10.000 €

Travel Grants

2019/2021

Global Young Faculty (Mercator Research Center Ruhr)

Funded Projects: Research Stays & Conference Participations

Value: 5.000 €

2016/2017

International Realization Budget of the Research School Plus (RU Bochum)

Funded Projects: Research Stays & Conference Participations

Value: 10.000 €

Invitation of Guest Researchers

2017/2018

Visiting International Professor Grant of the Research School Plus (RU Bochum)

Visiting Researcher: Prof. Colin Klein

Value: 6.000 €

Scholarships

October 2018 – January 2019
Doctoral Scholarship: Esser Stiftung

October 2016 – September 2019
Doctoral Sholarship: Barbara-Wengeler Stiftung

October 2010 – August 2014
Study Spupport: Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung

October 2009 – September 2010
NRW-Scholarship-Program

Awards

gdf-Award Wilhelm Hollenberg 2020

  • Awarded for outstanding doctoral theses in humanities (RU Bochum)
  • Doctoral Thesis: Experiencing Pain

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