Since October 2019 I am Full Professor of Applied Social Psychology and Behavioral Science at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, affiliated with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Economics. I am a founding member of the Copenhagen Personality and Social Psychology (CoPSY) research group. Additionally, I am a member of the steering committees of the Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS) as well as of the International Conference on Social Dilemmas (ICSD), and an associated member of the Center for Empirical Research in Economics and Behavioral Sciences (CEREB), University of Erfurt, Germany.
From 2013 to 2019 I was Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessor") of Decision Analysis at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, affiliated with the School of Business and Economics.
From 2010 to 2013 I was a Postdoc at the Center for Empirical Research in Economics and Behavioral Sciences (CEREB), University of Erfurt, Germany.
I received my PhD in (Social/Economic) Psychology from the University of Jena, Germany, after being a PhD fellow from 2007 to 2010 at the International Graduate College "Conflict and Cooperation Between Social Groups" and at the International Max Planck Research School on "Adapting Behavior in a Fundamentally Uncertain World."
I studied Psychology and Intercultural Communication at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany.