University Graduations & professional activities
Degree in Sociology from Saarland University (Diplom-Soziologe, M.A. equivalent), PhD in Information Science from Saarland University.
Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Graubünden (Switzerland) at the department of Information Science
Visiting Lecturer at the Media University, Stuttgart, Germany
2022- : Associate of scidecode science consulting – De Castro, Herb, Rothfritz GbR
2020- : Head of the Publication and Research Support Department of the Saarland University and State Library (Saarländische Universitäts- und Staatsbibliothek, SULB)
2017-2018: Freelance consultant for Ourouk Consulting, Paris.
2016-2020: Head of Acquisitions at the Saarland University and State Library
2011- : Freelance science consultant
2001- : Project manager and Open Access expert at Saarland University
Membership in various working groups on scientific publishing, e.g. Working Group on Electronic Publishing of the German Initiative for Network Information (DINI e.V.), Working Group on the Scientific Publication System within the framework of the priority initiative “Digital Information” of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany as nominated by the German Rectors’ Conference (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz, HRK), Learned Society of Information Science in the German-speaking countries (board member since 03/2017).
Fellow of the innoSci Future Lab of the German Stifterverband
Project experience from numerous university and freelance projects
Extensive experience with qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis.