Curriculum Vitae


04/2015 – 01/2019 Doctoral program “Psychology” (Dr. rer. nat, summa cum laude), TU Chemnitz
Doctoral thesis: Load-inducing factors in instructional design: Process-related advances in theory and assessment [PDF]
Submitted: October 26, 2018
Defended: January 22, 2019
10/2012 – 12/2014 Master program “Human Factors” (M.Sc.), TU Berlin
Master thesis: Smart@load? Modeling interruption while using a Smartphone-app in alternating workload conditions [PDF]
04/2009 – 09/2012 Bachelor program “Psychology” (B.Sc.), University of Hagen
Bachelor thesis: Experimental induction of attention distraction within the seductive detail effect [PDF]
[Original title: Experimentelle Induktion beeinträchtigter Aufmerksamkeit im Kontext des seductive detail Effekts]
03/2008 – 03/2009 Vocational training program “Personal Coach”, European University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg
09/2002 – 01/2006 Diploma program “Inclusive Education” (Heilpädagogik), Protestant University of Applied Sciences, Bochum
Diploma thesis: “It’s easy to be a brother, but hard to be a sister?” – Gender-related perspectives on the situation of disabled childrens’ brothers and sisters [PDF]
[Original title: “Bruder sein das ist nicht schwer, Schwester sein dagegen sehr?” – Geschlechtsspezifische Betrachtungsweisen zur Situation von Geschwistern behinderter Kinder und Jugendlicher]

Professional positions

since 07/2019 Associated postdoctoral researcher, LEAD Research Network”, University of Tübingen
since 11/2018 Postdoctoral researcher, Max Planck Research Group “Rationality Enhancement”, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen
04/2018 – 10/2018 Researcher, Chair of Psychology of Learning with Digital Media, TU Chemnitz
04/2017 – 10/2018 Junior lecturer, Chair of Psychology of Learning with Digital Media, TU Chemnitz
Supervised courses: Statistics, Scripting, Instructional psychology, Interactive learning media
09/2018 Visiting researcher, Bernoulli Institute, Department of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Modeling Group, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
04/2015 – 03/2018 Researcher, Interdisciplinary Research Training Group “CrossWorlds – Connecting virtual and real social worlds” (funded by the German Research Foundation), TU Chemnitz
02/2018 Guest lecturer (Erasmus+ program), Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education, Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Supervised course: Designing conducive instructions in digital learning contexts – Insights into psychological foundations and current research
01/2015 – 03/2015 Researcher and lecturer, Chair of Cognitive Modeling in dynamic Human-Machine Systems, TU Berlin
Supervised course: Modeling and simulation in human-machine systems
01/2013 – 09/2014 Teaching assistant, Chair of Human-Machine Systems, TU Berlin
Supervised courses: Programming for psychologists, Robotics project, Interdisciplinary project in systems engineering, Exercise human-machine systems
09/2010 – 12/2010 Research intern, Max Planck Research Group “Affect Across the Lifespan”, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
04/2009 – 06/2010 Lecturer, Vocational Training Center of the Bavarian Economy (bfz), Aschaffenburg
Supervised skills: Literacy, Fine motor control, Action planning
09/2006 – 12/2008 Pre-primary education professional in Germany and Switzerland