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I am Research and Teaching Associate at the Technische Universität Dresden focusing on International Relations and EU external relations (particularly in what used to be called the “community pillar”) from a rational-choice institutionalist (principal–agent) perspective. I also take a keen interest in teaching. My work has appeared in the Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, and European Political Science. While I have worked mostly qualitatively in the past, I have recently taken up R to see what it can do for my research. Stay tuned!

Outside academia, I take pride in being an active member of society. I occasionally comment on current affairs in online newspapers or on scholarly blogs. I am particularly committed to the promotion of the Erasmus program, which shows in my participation in Europe’s first-ever European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) Fraternité 2020. Moreover, I have been a trainee (bluebook stagaire) at the European Commission in Brussels and the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin.

Want to stay in touch? It’s best to follow me on Twitter. But you can also connect with me on ResearchGate or LinkedIn.