Since September 2021 I am Professor of Social and Economic Psychology at the Department of Occupational, Economic, and Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria. Currently, I hold positions as a member and vice chairperson of the Technical Advisory Group on Behavioral and Cultural Insights at the World Health Organization/Regional Office for Europe, as a member of the Austrian COVID-19 crisis coordination committee (Gesamtstaatliche COVID-Krisenkoordination; “GECKO”), and as a member of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Social Dilemmas (ICSD).
I am also a part-time Professor of Applied Social Psychology and Behavioral Science at the Department of Psychology and the Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark, where I was a full-time professor from 2019 to 2021. Before I was an Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessor") of Decision Analysis at RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2013-2019), and a Postdoc at the Center for Empirical Research in Economicsand Behavioral Sciences, University of Erfurt, Germany (2010-2013).
I have a PhD in (Social/Economic) Psychology from the University of Jena, Germany (2007-2010), and studied Psychology and Intercultural Communication at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany (2002-2007).