since 04/2020            Full professor of Early Childhood Education - Communication and Language

2015 - 2019                Approbation as Psychological Psychotherapist (adults als well as childhood/youth)

10/2017-03/2020      Guestprofessor at Free University of Berlin / inclusion - special pedagogy

2017                            Visiting Professor at University Vienna, Early Childhood in Context

                                    (Prof. DDr. Liselotte Ahnert)

10/2015 - 03/2017    University of Leipzig, organization of the new department Early Childhood Education

since 2015                  Qualification of Psychotherapy (adults and children/adolecent)

10/2009 - 12/2015    Professor of Early Childhood Psychology at

                                     University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg

05/2009 - 09/2009     Professor od Early Childhood and Primary School Teacher Education

11/2007 - 04/2010     Free University of Berlin / evelopment and applicant of the national study of Quality in  

                                      Early Childhood Education and Care  (NUBBEK)

since 2010                   Freelancer in Early Childhood Education/ Developmental Psychology

03/2004                       PhD in Psychology and neuroscientific research

09/1999 - 02/2004     Research at Max-Planck-Institut of Cognitive Neuroscience (CNS) Leipzig

04/1994 - 11/1999     MA and BA Psychology (1999),  Humboldt-Universität Berlin

                                      specialization in interaction and communication // clinical psychology

09/1991 - 07/1997     MA and BA Social Therapy (1997),  Humboldt-Universität Berlin