German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Researcher
University of Mannheim Chair for Political Science IV / Conflict Studies
University of Konstanz Department of Politics and Public Administration, Chair of International Politics Research Assistant Dissertation: "Converting combatants civilians: a multilevel approach to the successful demobilization and reintegration of combatants"
Center of Comparative International Studies ETH Zurich Visisting scientist
Field research in Bukavu, DR Kongo Interviews with (former) combatants of militant organisations (MaiMai, AFDL, CNDP, PARECO, FDLR)
Field research in Northern Uganda Interviews with former child soldiers In cooperation with vivo and the Norwegian Refugee Council
Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen Institute of Political Science Masters degree in "Peace studies and International Political Science"
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Internship
Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL.net) Internship
victims voice (vivo) Co-organiser of workshops: "Traumaticstressin conflict regions"