About me

  • Since 2015: Post-Doctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, Chair of International Politics, Department of Political Science, Technische Universität Dresden.
  • 2014: Research Associate at the project “Delegation of Power to International Organizations and Institutional Empowerment over Time” (DELPOWIO), ERC Grant Agreement 312368.
  • 2010–2014: Ph.D. at the European University Institute in Florence, Department of Political and Social Sciences. Thesis title: “Negotiating Bilateral Trade Agreements in the European Union: Commission Autonomy and Member State Control”, supervised by Prof. Adrienne Héritier (EUI) and Prof. Andreas Dür (University of Salzburg, Austria). Thesis jury: Prof. Adrienne Héritier, Prof. Andreas Dür, Prof. László Bruszt (EUI), Prof. Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany).
  • 2013: Visiting researcher at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS), Humboldt University of Berlin.
  • 2011: Master of Research from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
  • 2010: Bluebook Stagiaire in the RELEX-Family of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium.
  • 2006–2009: Master in European Union Studies at the Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies (Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence), University of Salzburg, Austria.
  • 2008: Traineeship at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin.
  • 2008: Erasmus exchange at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.
  • 2000–2006: Masters in International Economic and Business Studies (IEBS) and Business Administration (BA), University of Innsbruck, Austria.
  • 2005: Free mover at the University of Miguel Hernández in Elche, Spain.
  • 2003–2004: Programme exchange, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.