Studies in history, sociology and media sciences at the Universities of Berne and Lausanne, doctorate in sociology at the University of Berne (2003), since 2015 private lecturer at the Leibniz University of Hannover (sociology).
Lecturer for Methodological Training at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 2006
Various teaching and research assignments, among others on the counselling practice of regional employment centers (NRP 45), on dealing with insecure employment (NRP 51), on the use of the contact and contact points in the drug sector of the city of Zurich (Büro für Sozioanalyse). In addition, from 2008 to 2017, researcher at the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt am Main (various research projects, the last one on citizen participation in large urban development projects).
Since 2018 working at the cc Regional Economics of the Institute for Business and Regional Economics IBR.
Cooperation partner of the SNF-research project "Gadgets, Phones and Drones. The Influence of Technical Innovations on Visual Aesthetics in Documentary Film" (under the direction of Prof. Christian Iseli, 2018 - 2021).
Co-editor of the journal for hermeneutical social research "sozialersinn", www.sozialer-sinn.de
Associate researcher at the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt am Main, www.ifs.uni-frankfurt.de