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Curriculum Vitae

April 2012: Senior researcher for mining history at the German Mining Museum Bochum.
Adjunct Professor at Ruhr University Bochum, Department of History.

2010-2012 Research Fellow, Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, DFG research project: "Der Körper des Bergmanns in der Industrialisierung: Biopolitik im Ruhrkohlenbergbau 1890 - 1980" ("Industrialization and the miner`s body. Biopolitics in mining at the Ruhr, 1890-1980").

2007-2009 Research Fellow, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany), Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Leibniz research project: "Vergangenheit und Zukunft sozialer Sicherungssysteme am Beispiel der Bundesknapschaft und ihrer Nachfolger"("Past and future of social security in German mining: The Knappschaft").

2004 PhD with a thesis on Norbert Wiener and the origins of cybernetics.

1999-2007 Research Assistant/Lecturer, Ruhr-University Bochum, Department of History /History of Technology and Economics.

1998 Research Assistant at the Archive of the Ruhr-University Bochum.

1996 MA at Ruhr-University Bochum (Department of History) with a work on the presentation of telegraphy at the world fairs in the 19th century.