Since 2008 Editor at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)

2005–2007 Editorial work for the publishing house Propyläen, Berlin

2002–2004 Junior editor at the magazine "Literaturen", Berlin

2001 Freelance journalist, esp. for the "Berliner Zeitung"

1999–2000 Editor trainee at the publishing house S. Fischer, Frankfurt a.M.

1993–1998 M.A. studies in Modern and Contemporary History (major), Medieval History, and Philosophy in Düsseldorf, Freiburg i.Br., and Jerusalem


Ph.D. project:

Since 2011 Doctoral candidate at the Philipps University of Marburg and the University of Haifa (Israel)

August/September 2015 Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), Washington, D.C.

2013/2014 Research Fellow at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz

2011/2012 Manfred Lahnstein Fellow at the Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society / University of Haifa

External Publications (selection):

Hubert Leber

Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, His Policy toward Israel, and the German Responsibility for the Jewish People

in: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), December 2015 (online)

SWP Comments

Fabian Burkhardt
Russia’s “Passportisation” of the Donbas

The Mass Naturalisation of Ukrainians Is More Than a Foreign Policy Tool

Andrea Frenzel, Nadine Godehardt
Improving Europe’s China Competence

On the Significance of China Competence for German and European Policy on China

SWP Research Papers

Muriel Asseburg
Reconstruction in Syria

Challenges and Policy Options for the EU and its Member States

Guido Steinberg
Regional Power United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Is No Longer Saudi Arabia’s Junior Partner