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I currently serve as Interim Chair (visiting professor) of Comparative Politics at Humboldt University Berlin and am on leave from my position as Postdoctoral Researcher at the SOCIUM Research Center, University of Bremen.

My main research interest lies in the political economy of inequality and development, whereby I draw on comparative, historical as well as behavioral approaches. As part of the ERC project The Legacy of Colonialism, most of my current work focuses on the emergence of social policies in the developing world. I received a PhD in Political Science from Central European University.

I previously served as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Bard College Berlin and worked in international development, in particular for the German Institute of Development and Sustainability, the Institute of Development Studies, and the German International Cooperation.

You can find my complete CV here.