Academic Positions
Since 2020

Head of the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Since 2019

Professor; Educational Psychology and Societal Change, University of Vienna (Faculty of Psychology)

2007 - 2019

Professor [W3]; Empirical Educational Research, University of Konstanz and Thurgau University of Teacher Education


Head of the Binational School of Education at the University of Konstanz

Since 2011

Adjunct Professor at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada

2006 - 2007

Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Erfurt

2006Visiting Professor [W3] for Educational Psychology at the University of Heidelberg


Scientific Assistant; Department of Educational Psychology, Diagnostics and Evaluation, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich


Educational Background
2005Habilitation at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Venia legendi for Educational Psychology and Empirical Education
1999-2002Dr. phil., Psychology (summa cum laude)
1995-1999     Study in psychology (diploma), University of Regensburg
1996-1998Extracurricular education in Oral Communication at the University of Regensburg


Music diploma (piano, organ, conducting), Universities of Regensburg and Munich


European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction

American Educational Research Association

German Society of Psychology
“Educational Psychology” Special Interest Group, German Society of Psychology
German Society of Education