Curriculum Vitae

as of 1988 Studies in philosophy and later in law at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and at the Ruhr University Bochum
1992-1998 Research Assistant and Research Fellow at the Chair for Sociology of Law and Philosophy of Law at the Ruhr University Bochum, Prof. Dr. Klaus F. Röhl
1995 First State Examination in Law
Appeals Court Düsseldorf
1996 M.A. in Philosophy
Ruhr University Bochum
1997 Second State Examination in Law
State Examination Board at the Cologne Court of Appeals and Ministry of Justice North Rhine-Westphalia
1998-2001 Law Clerk to the Vice President of the Federal Constitutional Court
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Winfried Hassemer
as of 2001 Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institutefor Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, with Prof. Dr. Christoph Engel
2003 Doctorate of Law, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Thesis:”Körperschaftsstatus und Religionsfreiheit”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Michael Stolleis
2004 Recipient of the Walter Kolb Memorial Award 2003 of the City of Frankfurt am Main for the Best Dissertation in Law
2005 Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy
2010 Habilitation, Faculty of Law and Public Policy of the University Bonn
Title of the habilitation treatise: “Gerechtigkeit als Proprium des Rechts”
Since Oct. 2010 Chair for Public Law, Philosophy of Law, Law and Economics at Ruhr University Bochum