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Curriculum Vitae

Education

2008 – present PhD candidate at the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
“Environmental Education in Westafrica”
First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christophe Boesch
Second Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christoph Randler, PH Heidelberg
2002 – 2007 Masters Degree (German Staatsexamen) in Biology and Pedagogy University of Leipzig, Germany
Modules studied: Biology and Pedagogy (secondary school teacher specialized for pupils with learning disabilities and physical handicaps)

 

Work experience

10/2008 – 6/2010 PhD field research
Côte d’Ivoire
Management of the environmental education program Club PAN and a bushmeat study around the Taï National Park
01/2008 – 07/2008 Internship in pedagogic work
Versonnex, France
09/2006 – 10/2006 Trainee biology teacher
Leipzig, Germany
Lesson preparation and conducting of biology lessons in the Albert Schweitzer College, school for physically disabled
09/2005 – 10/2005 Trainee biology teacher
Leipzig - Liebertwolkwitz, Germany
Lesson preparation and conducting of biology lessons in the Geschwister Scholl Secondary School
08/2005 – 03/2006
(Semester break internship)
Trainee biology teacher
Chemnitz, Germany
Lesson preparation and conducting of biology lessons in the Altchemnitz Secondary School for pupils with learning difficulties
01/2005 – 01/2008 Student assistant at the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology
Leipzig, Germany
Contribution to the development of the APES Database
09/2001 – 08/2002 Voluntary Year of Ecological Service
Gera, Germany
Youth work, ecological agricultural

 

Awards and additional achievements

10/2008 – 10/2010 PhD research scholarship by the Fazit-Foundation

 

Languages

German: Mother tongue
English: Fluent
French: Fluent

 

Memberships and additional qualifications

Memberships

Since 2008 Member of the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation
Since 2008 Member of the conservation group of the Department of Primatology (Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology)
Since 2010 Member of the ProRat (PhD student representatives of the University of Leipzig) and part of the counseling team for PhD beginners


Additional qualifications

2007 Certified in professional counseling
2010 Certified in project management (logframe) [ongoing]