Research Fellow — Ph.D., Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
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2009 Dr. phil. Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Institute of Geography. Dissertation: Raum zur Identitätskonstruktion des Eigenen.
2004 Magister Artium (MA) Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute of Geography. Magisterarbeit (master thesis): Re-Konstruktivismus und Geographie. Die Konstruktion von Lebenswelt deutschrussischer Migranten im südbrasilianischen Bundesstaat Paraná.
Current Research Projects
2011- Migration to Malta - The impact of illegal immigration for a receiving society.
2010- The Three Investigatorsʻ - Audioplays and the generalization of ʻLebensweltʻ (funded by the University of Mainz, with Stefan Zimmermann)
2009- Audio Tours - Podcast based audio field trips to replace common one-day excursions and enhance skills in empirical research (independent module ʻempirical expertise - audioʻ for the current bachelor curriculum)
2006- Podcasting as an extension of higher education. Production of over one hundred episodes for podcasts about settlement geography, economic geography, cartography, and the weekly show ʻgeografree Front-Lineʻ. Website: www.geografree.com (in German)
2005- World Heritage and Identity - Change of identity in the Upper Middelrhein Valley (interdisciplinary reasearch group)
2008- Assistant Professor, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Geography. Courses (selection): Digital Geography, Concepts and Theories in Human Geography; Soundscapes; Identity and World Heritage; Imaginative Geography in Popular Audioplays; Social Media Geography; Sound within the Urban Landscape; Regional and Cultural studies (incl. field trips): Germany, Portugal, Great Britain, Malta, USA.
2008- Examiner and Assessor, final and intermediate oral examinations (more than one hundred), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Geography
2004-07 Contract teacher, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Geography. Courses (selection): Settlement Geography; Economic Geography; Cartography; Empirical Sciences; Methods of Statistical Representation
2001-02 Academic Assistant, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute of Pedagogy/Educational Science
2002 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), scholarship for advanced education in foreign countries
Professional Offices and Juries
2010- Planning Committee, Revision ʻBachelor of Science, Geographyʼ, University of Mainz
2010 Planning Committee, Master of Arts, Human Geography, ʻGlobalization, Media and Cultureʼ, University of Mainz
2009- Interdisciplinary Research Initiative, World Heritage ʻUpper Middle Rhine Valleyʼ
2009- Steering Committee, Study and Teaching, Geography, University of Mainz
2009- Representative for mid-level faculty members, Department of Geography, Mainz
2009- Studentsʼ Advisor for Geography, University of Mainz
2009 Directing Organizer, Conference ʻNeue Kulturgeographie VII - Mind the Gap. Von Brüchen und Differenzenʼ, Mainz
Presentations and Lectures
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