- Development of complex societies
- Mineralogical and geochemical analyses (RFA) of ceramics
Regional specialization on West Africa, fieldwork in Nigeria
- Research training group 1576: Value and Equivalence. The genesis and transformation of values from an archaeological and anthropological perspective (since 2010)
- DFG-long term research project: Development of complex societies in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Nigerian Nok Culture (2009-2010)
Dissertation within the Research training group 1576: Value and Equivalence. Dissertation subject: The value of art: The material composition of terracotta figurines from the Nok culture, central Nigeria
Student research assistant in the DFG-long term research project: The Nigerian Nok Culture: Development of complex societies in Sub-Saharan Africa, mineralogical and geochemical analyses of ceramics and terracotta
Graduate exam (Magistra Artium) in Frankfurt/M.; subject: Petrographic and geochemical analyses of ceramics and terracotta from the Nok culture, Nigeria
Study of pre- and protohistory, archaeometry and historical anthropology (minor subjects) at Goethe University, Frankfurt/M. and Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen.
Guided tours of the exhibitions of the Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt
Student research assistant in the DFG-project for digitalization and indexing of the ethnographic picture library of the Frobenius-Institute, Goethe University Frankfurt.