Teaching certification

Max Weber Programme Teaching Certificate  – EUI, Florence: Italy
Training in: Curriculum and Course Design, Structuring Lectures, Small and Large Group Teaching and Teaching in Multicultural Environments, Student Supervision

Supervision of graduate students


Supporter of successful Fulbright Scholarship Application. Supervision of Greg Niedt (Drexel University, Philadelphia, United States) during 3 month stay at  mpi-Göttingen.

General teaching responsibilities


2019 – 2020
 Assistant Professor Urban Studies (80% Teaching) | Leiden University.

Courses developed and taught:

Bachelor Urban Studies:

  • Safe Cities Lecture Series
  • Multicultural Cities Lecture Series
  • Archival Methods for Urban Studies
  • Cultural Diversity Lecture Series
  • Foundations of Urban Studies
  • Urban Economics and Planning


2016 – 2018
Research Group Leader (60% Teaching) | University of Kassel, Germany.

UTRANSFORM Seminar at University Kassel – Mobile Supported Data Collection

Courses developed and taught:

Master Seminars:

Podcasts as teaching outcomes and outreach

Cross-Level Courses:


PhD Seminar

Course description

Reading Contemporary Classics – Course Co-ordinator, EUI, Florence: Italy.

Guest Lecture

Topic: Towards relational diversity or why we should move beyond a cultural lens in studying cohesion and solidarity

Scuola di Psicologia e Scienze della Formazione, Univertsità di
Bologna: Italy


Guest Seminar and Lecture

Topic: Studying Complex Urban Settings

MA Students in Migration Studies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona: Spain.


Guest seminar

Topic: Superdiversity

BA Course ‘Everyday Diversity’, University of Konstanz, Konstanz: Germany.


Teaching Assistant

MSc Statistics for Social Scientists – University of Sussex, Brighton: UK.


English as a Second Language Teacher

Refugee Council, Birmingham: UK.


Teaching prizes


Hessischer Hochschulpreis für Exzellenz in der Lehre

Special mention