Curriculum vitae

 

 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

since 03/2017

 

Guest Lecturer in Media Psychology, SRH Hochschule der populären Künste (hdpk), Berlin, Germany

 

since 04/2016

 

Research Associate & Lecturer, Technische Universität Berlin, Audio Communication Group, Berlin, Germany

  • Research on musical listening behaviour, musical semantics and music recommendation within the EU-funded project ABC_DJ 
    (Artist-to-Business-to-Business-to-Consumer Audio Branding System)
  • Teaching in Music- und Media psychology and Empirical social research and statistics
    (Master program Audio communication and technology)
  • Supervision of final thesis projects and dissertations

 

since 01/2015

 

Postdoctoral Researcher / Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics,
Music Department, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • Research on the prediction of music listening and choices behavior & effects of music on affect and behavior
  • Supervision of PhD research projects

 

01/2014-12/2014

 

Postdoctoral Researcher, McGill University, School of Information Studies & Centre for
Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), Montreal, Canada

  • Laboratory and field research on judgment heuristics in the context of soundscape and music perception,
    and on the influence of music on soundscape evaluations
  • Seminars for PhD students on sound perception and the Experience Sampling Method

 

05/2007-12/2013

 

Research Fellow and Lecturer, Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences,

Department of Media, Institute of Sound and Vibration Engineering, Duesseldorf, Germany

  • Basic and applied research projects in the fields of psychoacoustics, product sound design,
    music perception, & soundscape
  • Teaching in Industrial Sound Design (Master course: Media informatics) and Mathematics & Physics
    (Bachelor course: Media engineering)
  • Supervision of final thesis projects 

 

EDUCATION

 

07/2018

 

Habilitation and venia legendi in Systematic Musicology and Psychoacoutics, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

 

04/2011-06/2017

 

Psychology (B.Sc.), University of Hagen (Distance University), Germany

 

04/2009-07/2013

 

PhD (Dr.-Ing.) in Engineering / Psychoacoustics, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

 

Thesis subject: “How much reality do people need? – Investigations on the influence of the test setting
on sound evaluations of household appliances”, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp,
Overall grade: passed with distinction

 

 

09/2001-02/2007

 

Audio and Video Engineering, Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences &
Robert-Schumann-School of Music and Media, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Graduated Engineer (Dipl.-Ing.), Overall grade: excellent (1.4)

Thesis subject: „Investigations on biting and chewing sounds during biscuit consumption”

 

 

09/2001

 

Diploma in Church Music (C-Level), Diözese Würzburg, Germany,

Overall grade: excellent (1.3)