2011 – 2015
Bachelor of Arts at the University of Freiburg (Germany) in English and American studies with a focus on English linguistics, and a minor in Spanish literature and linguistics. Final project was a corpus-based error analysis study of English university students’ German essay writing, supervised by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Mair.
2014 – 2015
Erasmus exchange semester at the Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).
Teacher training for German as a foreign language at the TTI in Freiburg.
2016 – 2017
Master of Arts at the University of Barcelona (Spain) in cognitive science (CCiL), linguistics track. Final thesis was a review of correlations between genetic variation on the AVPR1a gene and behavioural variation in relation to social cognition, supervised by ICREA Research Professor Cedric Boeckx.
2017 – 2018
Master of Science “Brain and Cognition” at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Final thesis was an EEG study investigating the event-related potentials of auditory rule learning, supervised by ICREA Research Professor Juan Manuel Toro Soto.
PhD student at the University of Barcelona in the research group “Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona” supervised by Cedric Boeckx.
Intern at Funkhaus Aschaffenburg (Germany), a local media production company for TV, radio and print media.
2012 – 2015
Freelance contributing editor at fudder.de, an online magazine based in Freiburg (Germany) for local culture, politics, and events.
2012 – 2014
Content editor at Learn English Online, a website (based in Freiburg) providing online language learning resources.
2013 – 2014
Co-presenter of Studio Vier, a radio show about student life and culture by Radio Dreyeckland (Freiburg).
Regular contributing editor at Die Trendblogger, a curated online blog project by MIZ Babelsberg based in Berlin.
2015 – 2016
German teacher at Mitte, a private language school located in Zaragoza (Spain), teaching children and adults.
2016 – 2017
German teacher at ABCHumboldt, a private language school in Barcelona, teaching teenagers, adults and company classes.
2017 – 2018
Natural Language Processing (NLP) specialist at YUKKA Lab (based in Berlin), a FinTech startup that works on sentiment processing algorithms to predict trends on the financial market.
Research assistant at the University of Barcelona Institute for Complex Systems in the group of Dr. Cedric Boeckx working on topics related to the globularisation of the human skull and its cognitive implications.