Freie Universität Berlin
I am a postdoctoral research fellow at Freie Universität Berlin's Institute of Sociology and a research affiliate of the Immigration Policy Lab at ETH Zurich. Previously, I was employed by the University of Göttingen (as Post-Doc and Visiting Professor) and the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). I received my PhD from the University of Mannheim's Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences and was a visiting scholar at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and at the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics (LSE). During my doctoral studies, I worked at the Chair for Sociological Methodology at the University of Mannheim and the University of Zurich's Department of Political Science.
My research focuses on understanding how migration policy can foster or hinder integration and politically backlash into the host country's society by combining qualitative and quantitative data on the individual level and large-scale registry data. I integrate political science and sociology into my research, leveraging (quasi-) experimental research designs.