Academic background

  • 2002-2007: Studies of German linguistics, German Literature and Information Science at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf
  • 2009: PhD in Information Science "Folksonomies in knowledge representation and information retrieval", Düsseldorf
  • 2010: PhD thesis got a rewarded by the VFI ( Vereins zur Förderung der Informationswissenschaft e.V.)
  • 2007 - 2013: Research assistant at the institute for Information Science, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
  • 2013: Visiting Scholar at the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal, and the Department of Information and Library Science, Indiana University Bloomington