Studies in contemporary German literature, medieval studies, biology and philosophy at the University of Bonn, University of Oxford and Columbia University, New York. He did a PhD in 2010 at the Technical University Berlin. Scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, DAAD; an associate member of the “Classicism and Romanticism” research training group at the Justus-Liebig University in Gießen; DFG (German Research Foundation) scholarship at the research training group “Körperinszenierungen” at the Freie Universität Berlin; fellow of the ICI Berlin. Institute for Cultural Inquiry, research associate in a DFG project at the Institute of German and Dutch Philology, Freie Universität Berlin; fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center of Harvard University; Junior Professor of Literature and Media since summer semester 2011.
As of January 2018