Studies at the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, with the major subjects History and Philosophy
Master’s Thesis in history on Late Medieval Hanseatic Law
PhD Fellow at the SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
PhD Thesis on Hanseatic Textile Production in Late Medieval Long Distance Trade
Research Officer at The London School of Economics and Political Sciences
Responsible for archival research and data collection/ analysis in the research project "Integration and Growth: Capital and Grain Markets in Central Europe, 14th to 18th centuries"
Postdoctoral Researcher at the SAXO Institute at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Funded by The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF), Awarded with a Sapere Aude Research Talent Grant
Project Title: "Coping with Commercialization in Medieval Commodity Trade. The Emergence of Municipal Institutions of Quality Assessment in Northern European Production and Trade"
Leader of the Research Centre for Hanse and Baltic History (FGHO) at the European Hansemuseum Lübeck e.V. and member of the editorial staff of the Hansische Geschichtsblätter
Member of the executive board of the Hanseatic History Society