Biography

Professional activities

  • Since March 2015: Lecturer in philosophy at Monash University
  • September-December 2014: Visiting Scholar and research visit with Evan Thompson at the Department of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
  • 2009-2015: Assistant researcher / lecturer in the Theoretical Philosophy Group at the Department of Philosophy of the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany
  • 2009-2014: Group Manager of the MIND Group
  • 2012: Dr. phil.; dissertation: Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research; Supervisors & main examiners: Prof. Dr. Thomas Metzinger, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz; Dr. Tore Nielsen, Université de Montréal. Thesis (submitted in April 2012): summa cum laude; defense (September 2012): summa cum laude

Scholarships, funding & awards

  • June 2012: Dissertation awarded with the Barbara-Wengeler-Prize 2012
  • 2007-2009: PhD scholarship awarded by the Barbara-Wengeler Stiftung
  • 2007-2009: Participation in the European Platform for Life Sciences, Mind Sciences and the Humanities (VolkswagenStiftung)
  • 2008: Rudolf Carnap Essay Prize, awarded at the Rudolf Carnap Lectures and Graduate Conference in Philosophy at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany