Master in history, political sciences and cultural anthropology in Hamburg and Leiden. Master of library and information sciences at the Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin (HU). Since 2009 subject librarian for social and cultural anthropology at the University Library of the HU and since 2016 head of the Specialised Information Service for Social and Cultural Anthropology (FID SKA). Working on a dissertation thesis on images of Germans in US mainstream comic books since 1945 in collaboration with the centre for historical stereotype research in Oldenburg. Member of the German Comic Studies Association (Comfor) and organizer of the Berlin Comic-Kolloquium.