Zukunftskolleg Universität KonstanzCurrently I am Visiting Scholar at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. In April 2017 I will return to the Department of Philosophy and the Center for Mind, Brain, and Cognitive Evolution at the Ruhr-University Bochum. There I will take up the position of Junior-Professor and leader of the Emmy Noether research group “From Perception to Belief and Back Again.”

Previously, I held positions at the Departments of Philosophy at the Universities of Mainz and Konstanz. In addition, I held numerous visiting positions at the University of Leuven, the University of California at Berkeley, the Northern Institute of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen, the Tilburg Center for the Philosophy of Science, the University of Salzburg and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. I successfully completed my PhD studies at the University of Konstanz in May 2012. Before that I studied Philosophy (major) and Mathematics (minor) at the Universities of Erfurt, Konstanz, and Salzburg.


  • The Emmy Noether Group is preparing the first workshop on Perception and Justified Belief. Check out the Call for Submission.
  • Information about the Emmy Noether research group “From Perception to Belief and Back Again” can be found here.