I am a sociologist with a strong focus on quantitative and computational methods and a broad range of research interests. I am passionate about uncovering novel sources of data and using cutting-edge approaches to answer complex social science questions and advance our understanding of the world.
I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research and an honorary research fellow at the University of Warwick. Previously, I was a holder of a Digital Humanities Fellowship from the German National Library where I was making use of the library catalogue and techniques in natural language processing to better understand the literary development in Germany since 1913.
I received my PhD in Sociology in January 2023 from the University of Warwick. In my PhD research which was funded by a Wikimedia Project Grant, I focused on the online community Wikipedia and I studied how offline gatherings between Wikipedians affect their online behaviour. Besides, I have also been working on topics regarding social status and prosociality, ethnic violence, and using web data in the social sciences. I have collaborated with Oxfam GB and their impact evaluation team to support them in exploring how to use digital data, in particular on Twitter, for impact evaluations.
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PhD in Sociology, 2023
University of Warwick
MA in Sociology, 2017
University of Leipzig
BA in Social Sciences & Computer Science, 2015
University of Bern