I am an early career academic interested in understanding social structure from a geographical, temporal, and network perspective. I am particularly concerned with the role of social networks in the genesis of social inequality. To this end, I employ methods of quantitative empirical social research (esp. multilevel and survival analysis), social network analysis, and agent-based modeling.
I was awarded a B.A. in Sociology and Economics (minor) from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and an M.Sc. in Sociology (with distinction) as well as an M.Sc. in Methods and Statistics from the University of Utrecht (Netherlands). Since September 2017, I am pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA).