Born 1969 in Bensheim.
Master of Arts in philosophy and sociology, as well as studies of economic engineering in Siegen and Karlsruhe. 2001 Ph.D. in sociology and dissertation on “Sociological concept for interpreting creativity”.
Book publications: “The technicalization of society” (1998) and “About the role of creativity today” (1999). 2000 essay entitled “Music & Interpretation” for the book “Action, culture, interpretation”.
1996/98 collaborator and since 2001 scientific assistant at the Institute for Sociology (Institut für Soziologie) of the University of Karlsruhe.
1998-2000 graduation fellowship of the Ministry of Sciences and Art of Baden-Württemberg.