Data Planes

In case you'd like to know more about me, this is my professional life in a nutshell:

Experience & positions

Operations director, since 2020
Liberate Science GmbH

Affiliated freelance trainer & consultant, since 2020
Access 2 Perspectives

Freelance data scientist, since 2019

Core team member & former project team lead, since 2017
CorrelAid e.V.

Member of the steering committee, 2019-2020
Open Science MOOC

Advisor for monitoring and data management, 2019-2020
Sarah Wiener Foundation

Project leader, 2019-2020
CorrelAid e.V. x Datenguide, datenguideR package (FOSS)

Data scientist, 2019-2020
Liberate Science GmbH

Project leader, 2019
CorrelAid e.V., #MeTwo Twitter analysis

Research fellow & interim project leader, 2019
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Research programme Knowledge & Society

Research associate, 2018
University of Bielefeld, Faculty of Sociology, Chair of Quantitative Methods of Empirical Social Research

Visiting lecturer, 2018
University of Hamburg, Department of Social Sciences

Research associate, 2017-2018
University of Hamburg, Department of Social Sciences, Chair of Political Science Research Methods

Research associate, 2016-2017
University of Konstanz, Department of Politics and Public Administration, Chair of Organizational Studies

Research assistant, 2011-2014
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Political Science, Chair of International Relations and Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration Studies

Workshops (selection)

Data science for social good; Data analysis & data management for nonprofit organizations; Getting started with R

Text as data: Mining digital trace data with R


Graduate level
Introduction to R; Network analysis

Undergraduate level
Methods of empirical social research; Organizational networks and group structures; Introduction to political science


BSc, Psychology, ongoing
University of Hagen

Postgraduate training, Big Data and Analytics, 2017
University of Essex, Institute for Analytics and Data Science

MA, Politics and Public Administration, 2016
Specializations in Management & Quantitative Methods
University of Konstanz

BA, Political Science (major) & History (minor), 2014
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


Business Foundations Specialization, ongoing
Wharton Online (University of Pennsylvania) on Coursera

Organizational Leadership Specialization, 2020
Northwestern University on Coursera

Social Entrepreneurship & Business Strategies for Social Impact, 2020
Wharton Online (University of Pennsylvania) on Coursera

Leading People and Teams Specialization, 2019-2020
University of Michigan on Coursera

Agile Meets Design Thinking & Managing an Agile Team, 2019
University of Virginia on Coursera

Applied Data Science with Python Specialization, 2019
University of Michigan on Coursera